See more in-depth information on Japanese encephalitis in Indonesia.When traveling in Indonesia, you should avoid mosquito bites to prevent malaria.
You can get typhoid through contaminated food or water in Indonesia.
CDC recommends this vaccine for most travelers, especially if you are staying with friends or relatives, visiting smaller cities or rural areas, or if you are an adventurous eater.
Many of these diseases cannot be prevented with a vaccine or medicine.
You can reduce your risk by taking steps to prevent bug bites.
For more information, see Zika Virus in Southeast Asia.
Text PLAN to 855-255-5606 to receive Zika updates for your destination.Hide Motor vehicle crashes are the #1 killer of healthy US citizens in foreign countries.In many places cars, buses, large trucks, rickshaws, bikes, people on foot, and even animals share the same lanes of traffic, increasing the risk for crashes. If you are seriously injured, emergency care may not be available or may not meet US standards.Bring the medicines you will need from the United States to avoid having to buy them at your destination. If you are going to a risk area, fill your malaria prescription before you leave, and take enough with you for the entire length of your trip.Follow your doctor’s instructions for taking the pills; some need to be started before you leave.A list of accredited facilities is available at their website (