Bolivia

Yellow Fever

  • Requirements: Required if traveling from a country with risk of YFV transmission and ≥1 year of age. 1
  • Recommendations:
  • Recommended for all travelers ≥9 months of age traveling to the following areas <2,300 m (7,546 ft) in elevation and east of the Andes Mountains: the entire departments of Beni, Pando, Santa Cruz, and designated areas (see Map 3-17) of Chuquisaca, Cochabamba, La Paz, and Tarija departments.
  • Not recommended for travelers whose itineraries are limited to areas >2,300 m (7,546 ft) in elevation and all areas not listed above, including the cities of La Paz and Sucre.

Malaria

  • Areas with malaria: All areas <2,500 m (8,202 ft). None in the city of La Paz (see Map 3-18).
  • Estimated relative risk of malaria for US travelers: Low.
  • Drug resistance 4: Chloroquine.
  • Malaria species: P. vivax 93%, P. falciparum 7%.
  • Recommended chemoprophylaxis: Atovaquone-proguanil, doxycycline, mefloquine, or primaquine 5.
Map 3-17. Yellow fever vaccine recommendations in Bolivia 1
Map 3-18. Malaria in Bolivia

Citation

Brunette, Gary W., editor. "Bolivia." CDC Yellow Book, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2018. Relief Central, relief.unboundmedicine.com/relief/view/cdc-yellow-book/204226/all/Bolivia.
Bolivia. In: Brunette GW, ed. CDC Yellow Book. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; 2018. https://relief.unboundmedicine.com/relief/view/cdc-yellow-book/204226/all/Bolivia. Accessed March 25, 2019.
Bolivia. (2018). In Brunette, G. W. (Ed.), CDC Yellow Book. Available from https://relief.unboundmedicine.com/relief/view/cdc-yellow-book/204226/all/Bolivia
Bolivia [Internet]. In: Brunette GW, editors. CDC Yellow Book. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; 2018. [cited 2019 March 25]. Available from: https://relief.unboundmedicine.com/relief/view/cdc-yellow-book/204226/all/Bolivia.
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