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Ethiopia is a country located in the Horn of Africa, known for its rich history, diverse culture, and stunning landscapes. Visitors can explore ancient ruins and churches, such as the rock-hewn churches of Lalibela and the ancient city of Aksum, which are both UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The country is also home to a variety of wildlife, including the Ethiopian wolf and gelada baboon, which can be seen in the Simien Mountains National Park. Visitors can also experience the unique cuisine, which includes injera (a sourdough flatbread) and wot (a spicy stew). Overall, Ethiopia offers a unique and unforgettable experience for tourists looking to explore a lesser-known destination.

Ethiopia 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 Ethiopia. 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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