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Suriname Travel Health Advice

Malaria medication is recommended for those visiting the provinces of Brokopondo and Sipaliwini, while others planning to eat outside restaurants and hotels may want to consider a vaccination for typhoid. There is a risk of yellow fever in Suriname, with travellers arriving from infected areas requiring proof of a yellow fever vaccination. Tap water shouldn't be drunk unless it has first been boiled, filtered or chemically disinfected. Medical facilities are extremely limited in Suriname and travellers are advised to have comprehensive travel health insurance. All required medications should be taken along in their original packaging and accompanied by a signed and dated letter from a doctor detailing what they are and why they are needed.


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Yellow fever

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