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Published: 27 June 2019

744 Pages


ISBN: 9780190928933

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CDC Yellow Book 2020

Health Information for International Travel

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

  • U.S. government's biennial guide to international travel, featuring easy-to-access health information for both travelers and the health professionals who care for them
  • Recommendations for pre-travel vaccinations and preventative care, plus health guidelines for specific destinations and types of travel
  • Updated to reflect current outbreaks: yellow fever in South America (including guidelines in light of current vaccine shortage); Ebola in DRC; and ongoing concerns around Zika in pregnant women
  • Special sections for tailored to military members, their spouses, and families; travelers to mass gatherings; and humanitarian workers and missionaries
  • Advice for travelers with specific health needs, including those who are pregnant and those with chronic illness
  • Color illustrations and photographs enrich and simplify subject matter and aid navigability
  • The most trusted authority in travel medicine, and essential reading for healthcare providers, the travel industry, multinational business, missionary and volunteer organizations, and those embarking on vacation abroad


  • Updated information on new and emerging travel-related illnesses, including Zika, Ebola, and sarcocystosis
  • Recommendations for practicing travel health remotely, via telemedicine
  • Legal issues facing clinicians who provide travel health care
  • The One Health approach to managing zoonoses
  • Road and traffic-safety advice for travelers
  • Rapid diagnostic tests for infectious diseases
  • Guidelines for treating infectious diseases in the face of increasing antimicrobial resistance
  • Introduction of new FDA-approved antimalarial drugs

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