Health and Diseases in Mexico

Vaccination protection

No vaccinations are required when traveling in Mexico. For short trips, however, a vaccination against hepatitis A, diphtheria and tetanus recommended, for longer stays protection against typhoid and hepatitis B, possibly also against rabies.

Malaria

Mexico has a medium risk of malaria year round, especially in the southern rainforest regions. The cities, high altitudes, the coastal regions and the tourist resorts are considered malaria free.

Dengue fever

Dengue virus infections transmitted by diurnal mosquitoes are relatively common in Mexico. Consistent protection against mosquito bites is essential (Use of mosquito nets and mosquito repellants).

Before traveling to Mexico, you should seek advice from an experienced tropical or travel doctor on individual prophylaxis measures. In Mexico, pay particular attention to hygiene measures and be careful when consuming fruit, salads, ice cream in drinks, seafood and generally at street stalls.

In addition to my general disclaimer, please note the following important note:

A guarantee for the correctness and completeness of the medical information and liability for any damage that may occur cannot be assumed. You stay responsible for your healthy.

Mexico – important addresses

Tourist Office of Mexico in Germany: Taunusanlage 21,

60325 Frankfurt / M (marketing and press)
Tel: efon (069) 253509 (travel agent) and (00800) 11112266 (tourist inquiries), Fax: (069) 253755
email: contacteurope@visitmexico.com
The tourist office in Germany is also for the Switzerland and Austria responsible.

Secretaria de Turismo: Av. Presidente Masaryk No. 172,

Col. Chapultepec Morales, MX-CP 11587 México, DF
Telephone: (55) 3002 6300

Fondo Nacional de Fomento al Turismo: Tecoyotitla No. 100,

Col. Florida CP, MX-01030 México, DF
Telephone: (055) 5090 4200, Fax: (055) 5090 4469/70

Consejo de Promoción Turística de Mexico : Viaducto Miguel Alemán No 105,

Col. Escandon, Del. Miguel Hidalgo, MX-11580 México, DF
Telephone: (055) 5278 4200, from Europe: (00) 800 1111 2266
email: visitemexico@over-marketing.com

Embassy of Mexico in Germany: HE Mr. Jorge Castro Valle Kuehne, extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador (since October 15, 2003),

Klingelhöferstrasse 3, 10785 Berlin
Telephone: (030) 269 3230, Fax: (030) 26932 3700, Consular Department: Tel: (030) 26932 3332/34, Fax: (030) 26932 3325
email: mail@embamexale.de
Opening times: Mon – Fri 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., consular section: Mon – Fri 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Mexico maintains a consulate general in Frankfurt / M with visa issuance (phone: (069) 2998750, email: consulmexf@t-online.de). There are also Mexican honorary consulates in Düsseldorf (phone: (0211) 4560103/4, email: info@consulmexdus.com) Hamburg (phone: (040) 32508867, email: info@consulmexhh.de), Bremen (phone: (0421) 6101212, email: mex.honorarkonsulat@leschaco.de), Stuttgart (phone: (0711) 1274730, mex.honorarkonsulat@Ibbw.de), Munich (phone: (089) 35615200, email: info@consulmex-munich.com) and Hanover (phone: (0511) 328188, email: info@consulmex-haj.de).

Embassy of Mexico in Austria : Operngasse 21,

10th floor, 1040 Vienna
Telephone: (01) 310 7383, Fax: (01) 310 7387, Consular section: Tel: (01) 31073 8333
email: embamex@embamex.or.at
Opening times: Mon – Fri 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. (personal inquiries) and 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. (telephone inquiries)

Embassy of Mexico in Switzerland: Bernastrasse 57,

3005 Bern
Telephone: (031) 357 4747, Fax: (031) 357 4748
email: embamex1@swissonline.ch
Opening times of the consular section: Mon – Fri 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Mexico has honorary consulates in Geneva, Basel, Zurich and Lugano.

Embassy of Germany in Mexico: Dr. Roland Wegener, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary,

  1. Horacio 1506, Col. Los Morales Sección Alameda, Deleg. Miguel Hidalgo, 11530 México DF

Telephone: (0052 55) 5283 2200, Fax: (0052 55) 5281 2588

email: info@mexiko-stadt.diplo.de or embal@mail.internet.com.mx

Postal address: Embajada de la República Federal de Alemania, Apartado Postal M-10792, 0600 México, DF, Mexico

Germany maintains numerous honorary consulates in Mexico :

Acapulco, phone: (0052 744) 484 1860, 484 9680, email: mario@susannapalazuelos.com

Cancun / Quintana Roo, phone: (0052 998) 884 5333, 884 1598, 884 1898, email: konsul_d@yahoo.com.mx

Chihuahua, phone: (0052 614) 411 2762, email: klauskientzle@hotmail.com

Guadalajara, phone: (0052 33) 3810 2146, email: consulado.aleman@gmail.com

Mazatlan, phone: (0052 669) 914 9310, 916 5980, email: consulado_alemania_mazatlan@yahoo.com

Monterrey, phone: (0052 81) 8335 1784, 8378 6078, email: konsulat.monterrey@gmail.com

Merida, phone: (0052 999) 944 3252, 944 3251, email: konsulat@jerommel.de

Puebla, phone: (0052 222) 248 8199, email: hkpuebla-1@rysi.net

Queretaro, phone: (0052 442) 217 ​​0868, email: cbauer@bamsa.com.mx

Tampico, phone: (0052 833) 212 9040

Tijuana, phone: (0052 664) 104 2943, email: consulalemantij@gmail.com

Veracruz, phone: (01-229) 927 0656, email: consulalemanver@gmail.com

Embassy of Switzerland in Mexico: Torre Optima, piso 11,
Paseo de las Palmas No. 405, Lomas de Chapultepec, 11000 Mexico DF

Telephone: 0052 5591 78 4370, Fax: 0052 55 5520 8685

email: mex.vertretung@eda.admin.ch

Switzerland maintains consulates in Cancun, Guadalajara and Monterrey as well as a consular agency in Veracruz.

Mexico climate

Due to the large extent and the varied topography, one meets in Mexico on both subtropical, alpine and desert climates. According to Ethnicityology, the country stretches from the transition area of ​​the humid outer tropics with 8 to 10 humid months in the southeast over the year-round dry subtropics in the tropics to the winter rainy climate of California in the extreme west (Baja California).

Both the Pacific and the Caribbean coastal plains are hot and humid; in the interior at higher altitudes such as Guadalajara or Mexico City, the climate is much drier and more moderate.

The hot, humid season in Mexico lasts from May to October, with most parts of the country having the hottest and wettest months between June and September. The low-lying coastal areas of Mexico receive more rainfall than the higher inland areas.

December through February are typically the coolest months in the country, when northerly winds in interior, northern Mexico can make it downright chilly, sometimes with temperatures approaching freezing.

Health and Diseases in Mexico

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