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Explore Travel Health with the CDC Yellow Book

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CDC Health Information for International Travel (commonly called the Yellow Book) is published every two years as a reference for health professionals providing care to international travelers and is a useful resource for anyone interested in staying healthy abroad. The fully revised and updated CDC Yellow Book 2018 codifies the U.S. government’s most current travel health guidelines, including pre-travel vaccine recommendations, destination-specific health advice, and easy-to-reference maps, tables, and charts.

The CDC’s 2018 edition of it’sHealth Information for International Travel” guide is now available and accessible for free online.  CDC Yellow Book – table of contents

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

The revised edition contains sections for “Self Treatable Conditions”, Pre and Post Travel Evaluations, Transportation Issues, Traveling with Children, and Traveling with Special Needs.

The latest hard cover edition is currently available for sale from Oxford University Press and is available on Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

The CDC’s 2018 edition of it’sHealth Information for International Travel” guide is now available and accessible for free online here.