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Macedonia Travel warnings

Macedonia Civil Tensions

For all its fame as a safe country, Macedonia is nonetheless stuck in a region that still suffers from ethnic conflict. The areas in the north close to Kosovo are particularly volatile. In 2010 there were a few isolated

Crime In Macedonia

"Perfectly safe." That's how many travellers in different travel forums have described the Republic of Macedonia, formerly known as the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.Indeed, one can travel around this s

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Presidential elections in Macedonia - Security increased ahead of presidential elections scheduled for 22 March -

over 8 years ago

Recommended vaccinations for Macedonia

  • Diphtheria

    Diphtheria is a serious throat infection, which infects from person-to-person through the air. The vaccination should be less than 10 years old otherwise a booster is needed.

    Hepatitis A (infectious hepatitis)

    Infectious hepatitis infects through contaminated food and water. Vaccination consists of two injections about 12 months apart, which protects for up to 25 years. The first vaccination protects for 12 months.  The hepatitis A vaccine can be combined with the vaccine against hepatitis B .


    Tetanus is a complication to wounds contaminated by soil. If there has been a vaccination within the past 10 years it is not necessary to give a booster in case of wounds and accidents. Tetanus vaccinations are usually given in combination with diphtheria vaccine. If you are previously vaccinated, the vaccine can be given right up to departure.

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