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All travelers should visit either their personal physician or a travel health clinic 4-8 weeks before departure.
Malaria: Prophylaxis with chloroquine, Lariam (mefloquine), Malarone (atovaquone/proguanil), doxycyline, or primaquine is recommended for only for a small number of areas not usually visited by travelers, including Chiapas; rural areas in the states of Nayarit, Oaxaca, and Sinaloa; and an area between 24°N and 28°N latitude and 106°W and 110°W longitude, which lies in parts of Chihuahua, Durango, and Sonora. There is no malaria risk in the major resorts along the Pacific and Gulf Coasts or along the United States-Mexico border.
|Hepatitis A||Recommended for all travelers|
|Typhoid||Recommended for all travelers|
|Hepatitis B||For travelers who will have intimate contact with local residents or potentially need blood transfusions or injections, especially if visiting for more than six months|
|Rabies||For travelers spending a lot of time outdoors, or at high risk for animal bites, or involved in any activities that might bring them into direct contact with bats|
|Measles, mumps, rubella (MMR)||Two doses recommended for all travelers born after 1956, if not previously given|
|Tetanus-diphtheria||Revaccination recommended every 10 years|
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