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CDC Yellow Book 2018

The fully revised and updated CDC Yellow Book 2018: Health Information for International Travel codifies the U.S. government’s most current health guidelines and information for clinicians advising international travelers, including pretravel vaccine recommendations, destination-specific health advice, and easy-to-reference maps, tables, and charts.

The 2018 Yellow Book includes important travel medicine updates:

  • The latest information about emerging infectious disease threats such as Zika, Ebola, and MERS.
  • New cholera vaccine recommendations.
  • Updated guidance on the use of antibiotics in the treatment of travelers’ diarrhea.
  • Special considerations for unique types of travel, such as wilderness expeditions, work-related travel, and study abroad.
  • Destination-specific recommendations for popular itineraries, including new sections for travelers to Cuba and Burma.

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The Yellow Book is also available online at www.cdc.gov/yellowbook.

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