Do I Need Vaccinations for Mexico?
Public Health Agency of Canada and WHO recommend that all Canadians should receive the appropriate vaccinations and health advise prior to arriving in Mexico. These recommendations are also for travelers staying at deluxe hotels and resorts in Mexico as high-quality accommodations do not reduce the risk of some of the food-borne and water-borne diseases.
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Travel Vaccines for Vaccine-Preventable Disease in Mexico.
Widespread risk exists from wildlife and domestic animals. Generally, the rabies vaccine is recommended for those specific travelers such as animal workers and veterinarians, those likely to have contact with bats, adventure travelers, Adventure travelers or those trekking in wilderness, Visitors to rural areas, and Prolonged stay.
Recommended for all travelers during influenza season which is from November through April.
The virus is transmitted from food/water mostly. The vaccine is recommended for all travelers traveling to Mexico. Find out more about hepatitis A by clicking here.
The virus is transmitted through blood/bodily fluid contact. Low risk exists among the local population. Vaccination is highly recommended for specific high-risk travellers (sport, adventure, tattooing, sexual contact with a new partner, medical procedures) or those with prolonged stay. Consult with one of our medical practitioners for your specific risk.
Typhoid vaccine is recommended for most travelers against this food-borne and water-borne disease, particularly those staying outside the usual tourist areas or those with prolonged stays.