New PHE Rabies leaflet for travellers

04 Jul 2019

Public Health England has published a ‘Rabies: Information for travellers’ leaflet for UK travellers planning to visit rabies risk countries.

This leaflet includes:

A clear explanation of the dangers of rabies.

Guidance for travellers about the pre-exposure rabies vaccine course and activities that increase risk of rabies exposure.

Details of immediate post-exposure first aid measures and the importance of seeking urgent medical advice and post-exposure treatment, even when the rabies risk is low.

For specific rabies information for individual countries please go to Travel Health Pro's Country Information pages.