CDC Yellow Book 2020Health Information for International Travel

CDC Yellow Book 2020Health Information for International Travel

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Gary W. Brunette, and Jeffrey B. Nemhauser

Print publication date: May 2019

ISBN: 9780190928933

Publisher: Oxford University Press


The CDC Yellow Book offers everything travelers and healthcare providers need to know for safe and healthy travel abroad. This 2020 edition includes: country-specific risk guidelines for yellow fever and malaria, including expert recommendations and 26 detailed, country-level maps; detailed maps showing distribution of travel-related illnesses, including dengue, Japanese encephalitis, meningococcal meningitis, and schistosomiasis; guidelines for self-treating common travel conditions, including altitude illness, jet lag, motion sickness, and travelers’ diarrhea; expert guidance on food and drink precautions to avoid illness, plus water-disinfection techniques for travel to remote destinations; specialized guidelines for non-leisure travelers, study abroad, work-related travel, and travel to mass gatherings; advice on medical tourism, complementary and integrative health approaches, and counterfeit drugs; health insights around 15 popular tourist destinations and itineraries; advising travelers with specific needs, including those with chronic medical conditions or weakened immune systems, health care workers, humanitarian aid workers, long-term travelers and expatriates, and last-minute travellers; considerations for newly arrived adoptees, immigrants, and refugees.