Hong Kong vaccinations: which ones do you need?

If you plan to travel to Hong Kong, then it is wise to gain some travel advice and to be informed about possible health risks. We recommend vaccinations for Hong Kong. Which vaccinations you require largely depends on what other places you plan to visit during your trip.

Hong Kong is officially part of China, but actually functions as an autonomous county. This former British colony has a subtropical climate with distinct seasons. For travellers, modern Hong Kong is often part of their trip around the world or their round trip through China. If you take part in such a round trip, we recommend taking into account the risk of catching a (tropical) diseases to which you may not be resistant. Besides this, it is wise to be aware of the air pollution. There is no malaria in Hong Kong.

Our nurses gladly provide advice regarding health risks and are happy to tell you which vaccines you require. Click here to make an appointment with one of our KLM Health Services nurses. Travel carefree and return home at ease.

Hong Kong vaccinations: an overview of health risks

We recommend vaccinations for Hong Kong. Vaccines can guard you and your children against common (tropical) diseases to which you are likely not resistant. Below the most common diseases is listed, so you can see at a glance which specific vaccinations you require for your trip to Hong Kong and what additional precautions you can take to reduce health risks.

Chikungunya

In this country Chikungunya is prevalent. A good protection against mosquito bites in the daytime is necessary.

Dengue

In this country dengue fever is prevalent. A good protection against mosquito bites in the daytime is necessary.

Hepatitis B

Vaccination depends on your personal situation. Please contact KLM Health Services for a personal advice.

MMR

Mumps, Measles and Rubella (MMR) vaccination (BMR vaccination in Dutch) is recommended for travelers to this country who are not protected against measles yet. This includes children from 6 months and up who have not yet received their childhood MMR immunization.

Tuberculosis

Vaccination depends on your personal situation. Please contact KLM Health Services for personal advice.

Zika virus

In this country Zika virus is prevalent. A good protection against mosquito bites in the daytime is necessary.

A healthy trip to Hong Kong? Prepare for your trip with our tips

Make your trip to Hong Kong as pleasant as possible and avoid unexpected surprises. Below you will find helpful tips and tricks to prepare yourself for your journey.

Our KLM Health Services’ Doctor Connect service allows your to contact a KLM Health Services expert 24/7, either by telephone, text message or WhatsApp. Not only in case of emergency but also if you have doubts. Subscribe to Doctor Connect.

Seemingly innocent things such as food, water and bright sunlight can pose a risk to your health during your travels. Want to know what measures you can take to reduce these health risks? Please read our travel tips.

The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs travel advice helps you prepare for safety risks during your stay abroad. The travel advice, for example, tells you which regions are safe and to which regions you should not travel. Sometimes there are security risks. If this is the case, please be alert or, preferably only travel to the country concerned if genuinely necessary.

The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs has set up a central telephone number for travellers, which can be reached 24/7. Please call: +31 247 247 247.

Schedule a vaccination for Hong Kong? Make an appointment!

Please make an appointment online for your Hong Kong vaccinations. An overview of our branches can be found here. Do you have any other questions about immunisations for Hong Kong? Please feel free to contact us via 0900 109 109 6 (€1,00 per call) or send an email to travelclinic@klm.com. You can also visit our frequently asked questions page.

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