​Malaria & Vaccinations – Kenya

Anthony Ham
Expert
By Anthony Ham

Anthony is a renowned Africa expert and author of many Lonely Planet guidebooks, including the guide to Kenya.

Anthony is a renowned Africa expert and author of the Lonely Planet guide to Kenya.

Anthony is the author of the Lonely Planet guide to Kenya.

The information on this page is just a brief, general guide and should not be used in replacement of a consultation with your travel doctor. The government organizations and travel clinics below are trusted resources for complete and up-to-date info about travelers' health in Kenya.

Vaccinations

Vaccinations are recommended. See the websites below for more detailed immunization advice.

Malaria Risk

Malaria is high risk throughout the country except in high-altitude areas over 2,000m/6,500ft, including Nairobi, Nairobi National Park, Laikipia Plateau and Mt Kenya. Most safari parks are high-risk zones. The highest risk of transmission is during the rainy season from October to May. See the websites below for more detailed advice.

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