Which vaccination should I take before coming to Borneo?
It’s important to know that there are many dangerous illnesses are prevalent in Borneo and there are several vaccinations are recommended before you travel. Pre-travel preparation can help protect you from any viruses or diseases. It is wise for you to seek your doctor’s advice before you decided to travel to Borneo. Nevertheless, vaccination needed are varies among travelers such as duration of stay, age and health. If you are going for the short-term travel to Borneo, the routine vaccines that recommended are Measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine; Varicella (Chickenpox) vaccine; Diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine and; Flu shot. If you are visiting Borneo for a long term (More than 1 week), you should considered getting Typhoid and Hepatitis A. In addition, if you are planning to go for trekking in Borneo jungle, vaccination such as Hepatitis B and Rabies are recommended. Feel free to download our Travel Health Sheet before coming to Borneo!