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Kuwait Health Care and Vaccinations

Title Special precautions
Diphtheria Sometimes
Hepatitis A Yes
Malaria No
Rabies No
Tetanus Yes
Typhoid Sometimes
Yellow Fever No

Health Care

Medical insurance is essential. Both private and government health services are available.

Food and Drink

Mains water is normally chlorinated and, whilst relatively safe, may cause mild abdominal upsets. Bottled water is available and is advised for the first few weeks of the stay. Milk is pasteurised and dairy products are safe for consumption. Local meat, poultry, seafood, fruit and vegetables are generally considered safe to eat.

Other Risks

Diarrhoeal diseases are common. Hepatitis B is endemic in the region.

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