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Argentina

For the most part, Argentina is rather safe and disease-free. Here, however, are some precautions to keep in mind:

  • If traveling through the northern parts of Salta and Jujuy, or in the more tropical region of Misiones or Iguazú, it is advisable to have Malaria pills (there are three options: Doxycycline, Mefloquine (Lariam), and Atovaquone/proguanil (Malarone)).
  • Typhoid fever also occurs in Argentina, and vaccinations are usually taken orally, but you can have it injected.
  • Travelers do not need the Yellow Fever vaccination to enter into Argentina, although in the neighboring countries to the north (Bolivia, Paraguay and Brazil) there have been cases of Yellow Fever in the recent past. Th…