Jordan Health and Safety
Before visiting Jordan, it is advisable to get vaccinations against typhoid, hepatitis A and polio. A yellow fever certificate is necessary for those travelling from an infected area. Travellers’ diarrhoea is the most common ailment among tourists; be careful when eating outside and drink only bottled or purified water. Also, due to the risk of bird flu, avoid any contact with live poultry.
Obtaining travel insurance is necessary. Also, ensure to carry insect repellents and antibiotics; however, medicines should be carried in their original packaging along with their prescription.The ongoing conflict with Israel tends to disrupt life in Jordan. Before planning a visit, it is best to check on the political situation in the region.