Argentina Health and Safety
It is advised that a Hepatitis A vaccine be taken before travelling to Argentina. Good medical treatment is available in most major cities, though it is expensive. Hence, it is beneficial to have travel insurance.
Buenos Aires suffers from high levels of pollution which can aggravate chronic diseases such as asthma and sinus. Thus, those suffering from such ailments should carry enough medicines for the same. Consult a doctor when travelling to the northern provinces as some of them have a slight risk of yellow fever and cholera.
Argentina’s past is scourged with political and economic crisis, effects of which can be seen in the form of instances of demonstrations and social discord. Such gatherings should hence be avoided. Nonetheless, there are no major threats for tourists. Caution against bag-snatchers and pick-pockets is required in cites like Buenos Aires and San Telmo.