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Libya Travel warnings

Libya - Do Not Travel Warning

Warning: this destination is considered very risky and many governments advise their citizens not to travel there under any circumstances.Warnings against travel to a country or region issued by the US Department of Sta

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Travel Alert: Libya Refugee Crisis - Its Effect On The Middle East

Tens of thousands of people in Libya are waiting to cross the border into Tunisia, after clashes between Libyan Mercenary Forces and protesters left hundreds dead.Libyans frustrated by the rule of de-facto leader Muamm

Health In Libya

Medical facilities in Libya are limited and some medicines are in short supply. Medical facilities in remote areas can be very limited or non-existent. Foreigners will be required to pay an up-front deposit for medical s

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Recommended vaccinations for Libya

  • Diphtheria

    Diphtheria is a serious throat infection, which infects from person-to-person through the air. The vaccination should be less than 10 years old otherwise a booster is needed.

    Hepatitis A (infectious hepatitis)

    Infectious hepatitis infects through contaminated food and water. Vaccination consists of two injections about 12 months apart, which protects for up to 25 years. The first vaccination protects for 12 months.  The hepatitis A vaccine can be combined with the vaccine against hepatitis B .


    Tetanus is a complication to wounds contaminated by soil. If there has been a vaccination within the past 10 years it is not necessary to give a booster in case of wounds and accidents. Tetanus vaccinations are usually given in combination with diphtheria vaccine. If you are previously vaccinated, the vaccine can be given right up to departure.

    Yellow fever - transit

    Certain countries without yellow fever require a valid yellow fever vaccination certificate if you arrives (even in transit) from a country where yellow fever is present.   If you arrive from a country without yellow fever , there is no requirement for a yellow fever vaccination.

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