Immunisation, vaccine and travel advice for Belgium


Travellers should be up to date with routinely recommended vaccinations according to the routine UK immunisation programme.

After a complete primary course of five doses, booster doses are only recommended for travellers whose last dose was more than 10 years ago, and who are travelling to countries where medical care may not be readily accessible.

Rabies has not been reported in domestic or wild animals in this country but bats may carry bat lyssavirus (bat rabies). Vaccination is recommended for travellers whose activities put them at increased risk, including those at risk due to their work (eg, those working with bats).

Further information

Abbreviated information provided by the National Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC). Refer to the Belgium page on for full details.

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