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Malaysia is a vibrant and diverse country located in Southeast Asia, offering a unique blend of cultures, cuisines, and landscapes. Visitors can explore bustling cities like Kuala Lumpur, with its iconic Petronas Twin Towers and vibrant street markets, or venture into the lush rainforests of Borneo to see exotic wildlife like orangutans and pygmy elephants. The country is also home to stunning beaches and islands, such as Langkawi and Tioman, where visitors can relax and soak up the sun. Malaysia's rich history and cultural heritage can be experienced through its many temples, museums, and festivals, including the colorful Thaipusam and Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebrations. With its warm hospitality, delicious food, and endless attractions, Malaysia is a must-visit destination for any traveler.

Malaysia 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 Malaysia. 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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