Travel Essentials: Health Matters
Full details of the latest health requirements
should obtained from an authorized medical source,
such as your doctor. At the time of updating this
information, there are no mandatory health
requirements for Egypt, however:
Ensure Tetanus and Polio boosters are up to date.
Yellow Fever. You will need a valid yellow fever
inoculation certificate if arriving from or via an
infected or endemic area (if you are unsure whether
you come into this category, please contact either
your local Travel clinic or doctor).
To prevent sickness while staying in Egypt you are
advised to follow the golden rules, which are:
1-Only drink bottled water, never tap water.
2-Avoid ice in your drinks.
3-Eat only vegetables that have been cooked.
4-Avoid salads and all fruit that cannot be peeled.
5-Avoid food that looks as if it has been around for
some time; especially meat or salad
dressings containing mayonnaise.