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Zambia is a landlocked country in southern Africa that offers a unique and authentic African experience for tourists. The country is home to some of the most spectacular natural wonders in the world, including the Victoria Falls, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Zambia is also known for its abundant wildlife, with over 30% of the country's land dedicated to national parks and game reserves. Visitors can go on safari to see elephants, lions, leopards, and other animals in their natural habitat. The country is also rich in culture, with over 70 ethnic groups and a vibrant music and dance scene. Zambia is a must-visit destination for those seeking adventure, nature, and culture in Africa.

Zambia 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 Zambia. 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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