Whatever your destination in Asia, departing from Lyon-Saint Exupéry airport, you should be vaccinated against the following diseases:
- Hepatitis B and A (also known an jaundice),
- Measles (the MMR - mumps, measles and rubella - vaccine is highly recommended for children),
- Rabies (rabies is rare, but deadly in all cases).
Japanese encephalitis vaccination is recommended if you are going to a rural area for over a month, especially in the monsoon period. This serious illness is spreading from India to Japan.
If you are travelling to Central Asia, Northern China or Japan, you should be vaccinated against tick-borne encephalitis.
For people travelling to Southeast Asia (Indonesia, Thailand, Laos, etc.), we recommend vaccination against typhoid fever and being up to date with Diphtheria, Tetanus and Polio (DTP) vaccination, which is mandatory in France. There is no yellow fever in Asia.