Are you going to Russia? Prepare your journey well as certain vaccinations are recommended. Which specific vaccinations you require, depends on the regions you plan to visit in this vast country and on the duration of your stay.
Being the largest country in the world, Russia has a large number of climate types. No other country has so many different types of weather as Russia, which stretches over two continents: Asia and Europe. In winter, temperatures can drop to minus 50 degrees Celsius, whereas in summer it can be very warm: 40 tot 50 degrees Celsius. From east to west, Russia is 9,000 kilometres long and stretches across more than eleven different time zones. With its impressive major cities such as Moscow and St. Petersburg, its beautiful rural countryside, its lakes and rivers and the possibility to travel on the famous Trans-Siberian Express, Russia is a vast country that won’t bore you. Whatever your holiday plans, make sure you protect yourself well against different (tropical) diseases. Our KLM Health Services nurses are happy to tell you which vaccinations you require for Russia and how you can optimally prepare for your trip. Click here to make an appointment with one of our nurses.
Russia vaccinations: the most common risks
Vaccines can protect you and your children against various (tropical) diseases that occur in Russia. Please find below a list of the most common health risks and diseases in Russia so you can see at a glance which specific vaccinations you require.