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Table 2 Summary of risk of hepatitis A to travelers and typical vaccine recommendations by Global Burden of Disease (GBD) Study region.

From: Challenges to mapping the health risk of hepatitis A virus infection

Region Risk to travelers from low-risk areas[9] Typical Vaccine Recommendation
   for travelers to region[23, 24] for residents of region[6]
South sub-Saharan Africa Very High Recommended Not recommended
West sub-Saharan Africa Very High Recommended Not recommended
South Asia Very High Recommended Not recommended
Central sub-Saharan Africa Very High Recommended Not recommended
East sub-Saharan Africa Very High Recommended Not recommended
Central Latin America High Recommended Targeted
Andean Latin America High Recommended Targeted
Central Asia High Recommended Targeted
Southern Latin America High Recommended Targeted
Tropical Latin America High Recommended Targeted
North Africa/Middle East High Recommended Targeted
Oceania High Recommended Targeted
Caribbean Intermediate Recommended Universal
Southeast Asia Intermediate Recommended Universal
Eastern Europe Intermediate Recommended Universal
East Asia Intermediate Recommended Universal
High-income Asia Pacific Low Not recommended Targeted
Australasia Low Not recommended Targeted
Western Europe Low Not recommended Targeted
High-income North America Low Not recommended Targeted