Iran Travel Health Advice
There are a few health risks to consider when travelling to Iran. Basic vaccinations recommended for all travellers include MMR (measles-mumps-rubella) updates, as well as polio, typhoid, hepatitis A and B, varicella and annual flu vaccines. Those intending to engage with animals or those going to rural areas should consider a rabies vaccine. Malaria is a risk in some parts of the country, and cholera outbreaks occur. Yellow fever certificates are required for those arriving from an infected country in Africa or the Americas. Do not drink tap water, including ice in drinks, and food precautions should be taken. Healthcare in the cities of Iran is good, but is generally insufficient in rural areas. Travellers are advised to have full medical insurance and to consult with their medical practitioner prior to travel.
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