For children aged between three months and six years, proof of vaccination against polio is compulsory (vaccination booklet from local clinic or letter from GP).

Vaccination against yellow fever is recommended for all travellers when visiting the following states of Brazil:Acre, Amap , Amazonas, Distrito Federal (including the capital city of Brasilia), Goi s, MaranhÆo, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais, Par , Rond?nia, Roraima and Tocantins, and the designated areas of the following states: north-west and west Bahia, central and west Paran , south-west Piau¡, northwest and west central Rio Grande do Sul, far west Santa Catarina, and north and west SÆo Paulo. Vaccination is recommended for travellers visiting Igua?u Falls. Vaccination is not recommended for travel to the following coastal cities: Fortaleza, Recife, Rio de Janeiro, Salvador and SÆo Paulo.

Don't forget: it is necessary to be vaccinated at least 10 days prior to travelling

For further information please visit World Health Organization website