Malawi Health Information
As with any foreign destination, it is important to check with your doctor(s) well ahead of your departure date regarding vaccinations and other necessary precautions that account for the conditions in your destination country as well as your personal health.
Malaria Recommendations for Malawi
Malaria persists year-round in Malawi. Therefore, consultation with a medical professional at least eight weeks before travel is critical for safety and overall health.
Yellow Fever Vaccination Requirements for Malawi
Malawi requires a yellow fever vaccination certificate from those travelling from the following countries (travel includes transit stays that surpass 12 hours): Angola, Argentina, Benin, Bolivia, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Colombia, Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, French Guyana, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Nigeria, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Sudan, Suriname, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Uganda, and Venezuela.
Yellow Fever Vaccination Requirements for US Citizens
Health recommendation: There is no risk of yellow fever in Malawi. The government of Malawi requires proof of yellow fever vaccination only if you are arriving from a country with risk of yellow fever. This does not include the US.
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Yellow Fever Vaccination Requirements for Indian Citizens
Citizens of India travelling directly to Malawi and back to India do not require a yellow fever vaccination certificate.
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