Do I Need to Take Malaria Pills or Get Vaccinations?


There are no vaccinations required to enter Cuba. Depending on what activities you plan to do while you’re there, you may want to get a hepatitis shot. You should also make sure you’re up to date on your tetanus and MMR shots. Consult with your doctor to see if they recommend any other vaccinations for your trip.

You do not need medication or vaccinations for malaria to enter Cuba. Malaria is very rare on the island. There are anecdotal reports of the disease, but according to Cuban health officials there is no risk of contracting malaria in Cuba.