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Ethiopia, a populous, land-locked country, is known as the cradle of human civilization. Some of the oldest human remains have been found here. Visitors flock to the Great Rift Valley, which is where scientists believe that human life originated some 400,000 years ago. Travelers to the region also delight in observing the native wildlife such as the black rhinoceros and the Ethiopian wolf, which are endangered species.
Yes, some vaccines are recommended or required for Ethiopia. The CDC and WHO recommend the following vaccines for Ethiopia:
measles, mumps and rubella (MMR)
A yellow fever vaccination may be required for entry to Ethiopia. If you are coming to Ethiopia from a country where yellow fever is present you may be required to show proof of immunization. For example, if you are traveling from Nigeria to Ethiopia, proof of yellow fever immunization may be required.
Similarly, as a country with yellow fever, you may be required to show proof of immunization upon entering another country. For example, traveling from Ethiopia to Uganda
For additional entry requirement information, please see the Ethiopia visa page.
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