Belize

Yellow Fever

  • Requirements: Required if traveling from a country with risk of YFV transmission and ≥1 year of age, including transit in an airport located in a country with risk of YFV transmission. 1
  • Recommendations: None.

Malaria

  • Areas with malaria: Rare locally transmitted cases. None in Belize City and islands frequented by tourists, such as Ambergris Caye.
  • Estimated relative risk of malaria for US travelers: Very low.
  • Drug resistance 4: None.
  • Malaria species: P. vivax 100%.
  • Recommended chemoprophylaxis: Mosquito avoidance only.