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Health requirements and restrictions before entering Egypt.

Yellow fever Measures:

Travelers arriving from areas with a high risk of yellow fever transmission must provide a valid international vaccination certificate against the disease to enter the Arab Republic of Egypt. This requirement applies to all travelers aged 9 months and above. Additionally, transit passengers who have spent more than 12 hours in countries on the list of yellow fever transmission risk must also present a valid vaccination certificate. If the passenger fails to present their international certificate of vaccination, they will be subjected to a mandatory quarantine procedure up to six days from the date of their departure from countries affected by yellow fever disease. This is in accordance with international health regulations and is necessary to prevent the spread of this potentially deadly illness.

List of countries at risk of yellow fever transmission:

African countries: Angola - Benin - Burkina Faso - Burundi - Cameroon - Central African Republic - Chad - Congo - Cote d'Ivoire - Democratic Republic of the Congo - Equatorial Guinea - Ethiopia - Gabon - Gambia - Ghana - Guinea – Guinea-Bissau - Kenya - Liberia - Mali - Mauritania - Niger - Nigeria - Senegal - Sierra Leone - South Sudan - Sudan - Togo - Uganda - Eritrea - Rwanda - Somalia - Federal Republic of Tanzania - Zambia.

South America: Argentina - Bolivia - Brazil - Colombia - Ecuador - French Guiana - Guyana - Panama - Paraguay - Peru - Suriname - Trinidad and Tobago - Venezuela.

Corona virus COVID-19 Measures:

It is highly recommended that all conference participants receive full vaccination against COVID-19.


Polio Virus Measures:

Those coming from Afghanistan, Malawi, Mozambique, Pakistan, Madagascar, and the Democratic Republic of Congo, whether residents or visitors for periods exceeding 4 weeks, must receive a dose of polio vaccine (either Bivalent oral Sabine or injectable Salk) within a period of 4 weeks to 12 months before travel, with proof of vaccination on an international vaccination certificate.

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