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Eritrea is a small country located in the Horn of Africa, known for its rich history, diverse culture, and stunning landscapes. Visitors can explore the ancient ruins of the Kingdom of Aksum, marvel at the unique architecture of Asmara, the capital city, and relax on the pristine beaches of the Red Sea. Eritrea is also home to several national parks, including the Dahlak Marine National Park, where visitors can snorkel and dive among colorful coral reefs and exotic marine life. With friendly locals, delicious cuisine, and a vibrant arts scene, Eritrea is a hidden gem waiting to be discovered by adventurous travelers.

Eritrea Immunization Recommendations and Requirements

Before traveling, make sure you are up-to-date on all of your routine immunizations including influenza and COVID-19. Note that many vaccines that are now considered "routine" were not available until recent decades so you may not have received them at all, depending on your age and other factors. 

Infants, 6 to 11 months old should receive one dose of MMR and Hepatitis A prior to visiting Eritrea. This does not count toward routine childhood immunizations.

Talk to a travel health specialist

At Away Clinic we specialize in getting travelers ready for their trips to the world's most exotic destinations. We would be glad to assist you at the following locations:

To set up an appointment, see our self-scheduling page, call us at (480) 712-8865‬, or email us

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