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Mongolia Travel Health Advice

No particular immunisations are required for travel to Mongolia, although standard vaccinations like Hepatitus A & B, typhoid, and rabies are recommended. Travellers diarrhea is the most common complaint, and altitude sickness may be experienced in the Altai, Hangayn, or Khangai Mountains. There have been no infectious outbreaks reported in the last few years. It is advisable to only drink boiled or filtered water in Mongolia, and avoid raw and unpeeled fruits and vegetables.

Medical facilities in Mongolia are extremely limited. The designated hospital for foreigners is Hospital Number 2, located at Peace Avenue in Ulaanbaatar. Many Western medications are not available.


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