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Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), located in Central Africa, was previously known as Zaire. In area it is the second largest country in Africa.

Travellers visiting the DRC will have a lot to explore including rainforests and wildlife. They can also enjoy city life as well as the historical sites. Brazzaville is a great place for tourists to visit Brazzaville Basilica, the marketplace, the Congo River Rapids and the Lefini Faunal Reserve.

If you enjoy cruises, the DRC has a tour that takes you down the Congo River. It starts from the capital of Kisangani to the city of Kinshasa. This 1750-kilometer cruise is ideal if you have a lot of free time on your hands.

The Democratic Republic of the Congo is a great destination for tourists. There’s so much to explore. Whether you travel by train or by air, the DRC awaits you.


Recommended Travel Vaccinations for Democratic Republic of the Congo

VACCINE HOW DISEASE SPREADS DETAILS
Hepatitis A Food & Water Recommended for most travellers
Hepatitis B Blood & Body Fluids Accelerated schedule available
Typhoid Food & Water Shot lasts 2 years. Oral vaccine lasts 5 years, must be able to swallow pills. Oral doses must be kept in refrigerator.
Yellow Fever Mosquito Required if travelling from a country with risk of yellow fever transmission.
Rabies Saliva of Infected Animals High risk country. Vaccine recommended for long-term travellers and those who may come in contact with animals.

Routine Vaccinations for Democratic Republic of the Congo

VACCINE HOW DISEASE SPREADS DETAILS
Measles Mumps Rubella (MMR) Various Vectors Given to anyone unvaccinated and/or born after 1957. One time adult booster recommended.
TDAP (Tetanus, Diphtheria & Pertussis) Wounds & Airborne Only one adult booster of pertussis required.
Chickenpox Direct Contact & Airborne Given to those unvaccinated that did not have chickenpox.
Shingles Direct Contact Vaccine can still be given if you have had shingles.
Pneumonia Airborne Two vaccines given seperately. All 65+ or immunocompromised should receive both.
Influenza Airborne Vaccine components change annually.
Meningitis Airborne & Direct Contact Given to anyone unvaccinated or at an increased risk, especially students.

Testimonials

"I saw your dr. last weekend and it was a great experience. I felt that he made sure I am traveling with the most recommended vaccines and nothing i do not need. Don't be fooled by his young age appearance, he knows his stuff!!! Efel was the person at the front desk, very sweet and friendly. Prices are OK especially for the level of professionalism they showed."

Jacqueline P.

"Your staff was incredibly helpful and extremely knowledgeable. He helped us look up related diseases for our trip and provided us with necessary information for potential risks. Staff was very helpful as well. We have been here quite a few times and have never been disappointed. Highly recommended!"

Salman S.

"Really friendly staff, efficient, and great price for consultation."

Cydney B.

"Excellent service. Got all my vaccinations and prescriptions . They don't charge to fill up the prescriptions. Best prices I could find. I highly recommend this travel clinic."

Irit I.