There are many mosquitos in Singapore

Travel climate:

Tropical climate with rainy season from November to January (27 ° C).

 

Traveling on business?

If your trip is business-related, then a precautionary measure according to the employer's liability insurance association principle "Working abroad under special climatic and health stresses" (previously G 35) by a specially informed occupational physician may be required!

 

Mandatory vaccinations:

For direct entry none, for entry via a yellow fever endemic country (e.g. Central Africa, South America) proof of a valid yellow fever vaccination is required. Keep this in mind, especially if you are planning to tour several countries.

 

Recommended vaccinations:

Tetanus / Diphtheria / Pertussis

polio

measles

Hepatitis A

Hepatitis B.

possibly typhoid

flu

Pneumococci (> 60 y.)

 

Special Risks:

Mosquito / insect borne diseases:

In general: mosquito repellants and insect repellants as well as covering clothing during the day and at night. In the case of malaria, the following also applies: preventive medicine or take a stand-by preparation with you as prescribed by your doctor.

   

General information:

When you travel, remember to bring a well-stocked first-aid kit with you, as this can lead to bottlenecks in medical care. It is also advisable to take out inexpensive travel health and repatriation insurance.


Give your body the necessary time to get used to the changed climate. Avoid excessive alcohol consumption, especially if you are taking medication. In warmer areas, you will need more fluids; this can mean up to 4 liters more per day, depending on the physical exertion and outside temperature.


You can prevent diarrhea by avoiding cold dishes, unpeeled fruit, ice cubes in drinks and raw salads. Note: "Do not eat anything that cannot be boiled, fried or peeled".

 

Current:

Please note the travel and safety information from the Federal Foreign Office (www.auswaertiges-amt.de) and the respective embassy.

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