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Top Vaccines Needed While Traveling to Pakistan

Before you travel to Pakistan, we suggest that you consult with a qualified physician. Talk to your doctor about your goals, make sure you have all the required immunizations. And make a list of preventive actions. In addition to getting the vaccines and boosters advised. By your country, travelers should think about getting optional vaccinations. Such as malaria prophylaxis, to ensure their safety. Certain areas in Islamabad are affected by malaria.

Ideally, you will be lodging in hygienic locations with little malaria risk. Hospitals in Karachi, Peshawar, Lahore, Quetta, Islamabad, and Peshawar. Particularly on rainy days, record incidences of dengue and malaria. There is also some, albeit slight, risk of malaria in northern cities and towns.

The greatest thing you can do to prevent contracting the disease. While on vacation is to acquire the appropriate vaccination. Long sleeves, long pants, and insect repellents virtually eliminate all risks. If you are considering taking a trip (such as a trekking vacation). Into the isolated mountains of northern Pakistan, we also advise you to see your dentist. 

Travelers who wish to stay in Pakistan for four (4) weeks or longer should be advised. That proof of polio vaccination will be required upon departure. If you are traveling from a place where there is a risk of yellow fever transmission. Proof of immunization against the disease will be required. This includes countries where you have traveled for more than 12 hours.

Hepatitis A

Suggested for all tourists older than one year. Who have not received a hepatitis A vaccination previously.  All travelers who may come into contact with blood or bodily fluids. From unprotected sex with a high-risk partner. From injecting drugs using shared or re-used. Needles and syringes, from receiving medical treatment. Using non-sterile (re-used) needles and syringes, or from contact. With open skin should also get the hepatitis B vaccine.


It is advised that all travelers older than six months who have not had a flu shot within the last year get one.

Japanese Encephalitis

Suggested for visitors who want to spend more than four weeks in remote farming areas. And in specific situations, such as a known Japanese encephalitis outbreak.


Any traveler over the age of eighteen who finished the primary childhood series. But never had a second dose of the polio vaccines as an adult is advised to get the IPV vaccine once. The information that is currently available does not support. The requirement for more than one IPV (inactivated polio vaccine). Booster dose throughout life.


Suggested for tourists who want to spend time outside in rural. Or isolated places where there’s a higher chance of animal attacks. In the event of a high-risk animal bite, pre-exposure immunization. Removes the requirement for rabies immune globulin. But it does not remove the need for further rabies vaccine treatment.

Vaccinations on schedule

Before leaving, immunizations against varicella (chickenpox), measles, mumps. Rubella (MMR vaccination), tetanus-diphtheria, and mumps should be updated, if needed. Protection against MMR is particularly crucial for any female of reproductive age. Who might become pregnant.  When a tetanus-diphtheria booster is necessary, the new Tdap vaccine, ADACEL. Which also increases immunity against pertussis (whooping cough), should be taken into consideration.


This vaccines recommended for all travelers, excluding cruise passengers. And short-term visitors who restrict their time there.


All passengers traveling from any country in the endemic zones of yellow fever. Who are older than one year must have a certificate of vaccination against the disease. In any other case, vaccination is not advised nor necessary.

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