IMMUNIZATION AND TRAVEL MEDICINE ADVICE FOR RIO DE JANEIRO

Monday, June 13, 2016
CSIO

CSIO would like to help ensure that all Canadian athletes and mission staff travelling to the Summer Games in Rio stay as healthy as possible.

Of course, Canadian physicians will be with you in Rio, but some of these precautions require action before you go there, so please read this now, and act on anything you need to do to be fully protected before, during, and after your trip to Brazil.

In this article, you will find our advice on the following issues:

  • General travel medicine advice
  • Immunizations
    • Routine vaccines
    • Flu shots
    • Vaccines against sexually-transmitted infections
    • Travel-specific immunizations (depend on destinations)
    • Traveller’s diarrhea immunization
  • Protection against mosquito-borne illnesses

Download ‘Immunization and Travel Medicine Advice for Rio de Janeiro’ from the doctors and sport medical staff of CSIO.

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