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Through the years China has maintained its position as a leading world power in commerce, technology, medicine and travel. China’s expanding culture and abundant heritage have provided a way for the nation to balance crowded, noisy cities with eclectic rural areas hosting beautiful countryside retreats, allowing visitors from neighboring countries, international businesspeople, and tourists from all over the globe to experience the best of both worlds. As the world’s fourth-largest country, China has endless sights to see whether you are visiting the countryside or cities. As you get acquainted with both traditional and progressive China, you’ll be sure to experience a memorable list of firsts.
Yes, some vaccines are recommended or required for China. The CDC and WHO recommend the following vaccines for China:
measles, mumps and rubella (MMR)
The yellow fever vaccine is not recommended for travelers to China. However, a yellow fever vaccination may be required for entry to China. If you are coming to China from a country where yellow fever is present you may be required to show proof of immunization. For example, if you are traveling from Kenya to China, proof of yellow fever immunization may be required.
For additional entry requirement information, please see the China visa page.
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