The following precautions are recommended:
Recommended vaccinations and other health risks: See the relevant country page at www.healthytravel.ch/countries/. Vaccination against meningococcal disease may be considered.
It is strongly recommended that you protect yourself against mosquitoes around the clock throughout the country, including in cities, to prevent diseases such as
Dengue, Chikungunya and Zika. The city of Rio de Janeiro is malaria-free, but the disease is endemic in the Atlantic rainforest of the state of Rio de Janeiro. Further malaria risk areas and
recommended prevention measures can be found on the Brazil country page www.healthytravel.ch .