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TRAVEL ADVISORY

 

 

Zika Virus in Brazil

 

As of October 2016, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has put Zika alert for Brazil, Guyana and Suriname at Alert-Level 2 (Practice Enhanced Precautions). You are advised to take precautionary measures to avoid mosquito bites such as wearing clothes that cover the body and use mosquito repellents regularly.

 

For latest information on Zika virus, please visit:

 

1.   CDC (https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/notices/alert/zika-brazil)

2.   MOH (www.moh.gov.my)

3.   WHO (http://who.int/csr/disease/zika/en/)

 

 

Yellow Fever Vaccination and Other Vaccinations

 

Yellow Fever is a risk in certain parts of Brazil, Guyana and Suriname. Travelers (9 months of age and above) are strongly urged to get the Yellow Fever vaccine before traveling to Brazil/Guyana/Suriname.

 

Malaysian citizens are required to get Yellow Fever vaccination at least 10 days before travelling to Brazil/Guyana/Suriname for protection against the infection.

 

Yellow Fever vaccinations are available at all approved health centers/clinics/hospitals throughout Malaysia. Travelers must carry with them the Yellow Fever Immunization Card on their trips. Please consult your doctor beforehand.

 

For lates information on Yellow Fever, please visit:

 

1.        CDC (https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/page/zika-information)

2.        MOH (http://www.moh.gov.my/english.php/pages/view/620)

3.        WHO (http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs100/en/)

 

Travelers may also consider taking other vaccines based on where you are going, how long you are staying, what you will be doing in Brazil/Guyana/Suriname. Please consult your doctors on the specific vaccines required beforehand.

 

Crime and Personal Safety

 

If you are traveling to and residing in Brazil/Guyana/Suriname, you should exercise a high degree of caution at all times. You are advised to report to the Malaysian Embassy in Brasilia of incidents which might include ongoing protests, strikes or disturbance, ongoing intense crime or violence, or frequent health alert like Dengue/Zika in areas where you reside. You are urged to monitor local news reports and to plan their activities accordingly.

 

You are encouraged to inform the Malaysian Embassy in Brasilia of their presence in Brazil/Guyana/Suriname. It is important that the Embassy knows how to contact you in case of emergency. 

 

If you have any queries, please contact the Embassy of Malaysia in Brasilia:

 

Mr. Faidzul Shuib

Third Secretary

 

Tel. No.           : +55.61.3248.5008 (Office Hours) / +55.61.99944 0741 (Mobile)

Fax No.           : +55.61.3248.6307

            EEmail              : mwbrasilia@kln.gov.my / mwbrasilia@terra.com.br

 

 

 

 

 

NASIHAT PERJALANAN

 

 

Virus Zika di Brazil

 

Sehingga Oktober 2016, Pusat Kawalan dan Pencegahan Penyakit (CDC) telah meletakkan amaran kesihatan Zika untuk Brazil, Guyana dan Suriname di Tahap 2 (Pertingkatkan Amalan Berjaga-jaga). Anda dinasihatkan agar mengambil langkah-langkah berjaga-jaga untuk mengelakkan daripada gigitan nyamuk seperti memakai pakaian berwarna cerah dan menutup tubuh serta menggunakan penyembur penghalau nyamuk sekerap mungkin.

 

Untuk maklumat terkini mengenai virus Zika, sila layari:

 

1.     CDC (https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/notices/alert/zika-brazil)

2.     KKM (www.moh.gov.my)

3.     WHO (http://who.int/csr/disease/zika/en/)

 

 

Vaksinasi Penyakit Demam Kuning dan Vaksinasi lain

 

Terdapat risiko Penyakit Demam Kuning di bahagian-bahagian tertentu di Brazil, Guyana dan Suriname. Pelancong (berusia 9 bulan dan ke atas)  adalah dinasihatkan untuk mendapatkan vaksin Penyakit Demam Kuning sebelum melawat Brazil/Guyana/Suriname.

 

Warganegara Malaysia perlu mendapatkan vaksinasi Penyakit Demam Kuning sekurang-kurangnya 10 hari sebelum perjalanan ke Brazil / Guyana / Suriname untuk perlindungan daripada jangkitan.

 

Vaksinasi Penyakit Demam Kuning boleh diperolehi di pusat-pusat kesihatan / klinik / hospital di seluruh Malaysia. Pelawat perlu membawa bersama Kad Imunisasi Demam Kuning. Sila rujuk kepada doktor/pakar kesihatan anda terlebih dahulu.

 

Untuk maklumat terkini mengenai Penyakit Demam Kuning, sila layari:

 

1.     CDC (https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/page/zika-information)

2.     KKM (http://www.moh.gov.my/english.php/pages/view/620)

3.     WHO (http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs100/en/)

 

Pelancong juga boleh mempertimbangkan untuk mengambil vaksin-vaksin lain berdasarkan tempat yang akan dikunjungi, tempoh berada di tempat tersebut dan aktiviti yang akan dilakukan di tempat yang dikunjungi. Sila rujuk doktor anda mengenai vaksin-vaksin tertentu yang diperlukan terlebih dahulu.

 

 Jenayah dan Keselamatan Peribadi

 

Jika anda merancang untu melawat atau/dan menetap di Brazil / Guyana / Suriname, anda perlu mengambil mengambil langkah berhati-hati setiap masa. Anda dinasihatkan supaya melaporkan kepada Kedutaan Malaysia di Brasilia insiden yang boleh menggangu ketenteraman awam seperti protes yang berterusan, mogok atau kekacauan, jenayah yang sedang berlangsung  atau keganasan, atau amaran kesihatan yang kerap seperti Dengi / Zika di kawasan di mana anda tinggal. Anda diminta untuk memantau laporan berita tempatan dan merancang aktiviti mereka dengan sewajarnya.

 

Anda digalakkan untuk memaklumkan kepada Kedutaan Malaysia di Brasilia mengenai kehadiran mereka di Brazil / Guyana / Suriname. Ia adalah penting bagi membolehkan pihak Kedutaan Besar menghubungi anda sekiranya terdapat kecemasan..

 

Jika anda mempunyai sebarang pertanyaan, sila hubungi Kedutaan Besar Malaysia di Brasilia:

 

Encik Faidzul Shuib

Setiausaha ketiga

 

Tel. No.           : +55.61.3248 5008 (Waktu Pejabat) / +55.61.99944 0741 (Mobile)

Faks No.          : +55.61.3248 6307

 

E-mel              : mwbrasilia@kln.gov.my / mwbrasilia@terra.com.br