There are no compulsory vaccinations required for Cuba travel; however, those listed below are advised for any travel and may be required for your travel insurance policy. You will need these vaccines at least 2 months before you leave the country.
- Typhoid – The disease is transmitted from human to human via food or drinking water. Hygiene and sanitary conditions determine its spread.
- Hepatitis A – This virus can be transmitted via contaminated food or beverages. The virus can also be spread through contact with an infected person’s stools through poor hygiene.
- Diphtheria – This disease is mainly transmitted by coughing or sneezing. Protection from the disease comes from having antibodies in the blood – which is the purpose of vaccination.
- Tetanus – This disease generally enters through a break in the skin such as a cut or puncture wound by a contaminated object.
- Polio – Poliovirus is usually spread from person to person through poor hygene and may also be spread by food or water.