03 Jul 2019

Rabies leaflet for travellers

Public Health England has published a Rabies information leaflet for travellers Rabies leaflet for travellers

Public Health England has published a ‘Rabies: Information for travellers’ leaflet for UK travellers planning to visit rabies risk countries.

This leaflet includes:

  • A clear explanation of the dangers of rabies.
  • Guidance for travellers about the pre-exposure rabies vaccine course and activities that increase risk of rabies exposure.
  • Details of immediate post-exposure first aid measures and the importance of seeking urgent medical advice and post-exposure treatment, even when the rabies risk is low.

For specific rabies information for individual countries please go to our Country Information pages


Heatwave alert for mainland Europe

Hot weather advice for travellers to mainland European countries Read more

E.coli advice for travellers to Egypt

Public Health England has issued advice to people travelling to Egypt Read more

DRC: Ebola outbreak declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern

The meeting of the Emergency Committee convened by the WHO Director General under International Health Regulations took place on Wednesday 17 July 2019 Read more

Ghana: updated recommendations for polio vaccination

Circulating vaccine derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV) has been detected in an environmental sample during routine surveillance Read more

Rabies case in Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada

A case of human rabies as been reported following exposure to a bat on Vancouver Island Read more
Back to Top