Botswana

Yellow Fever

  • Requirements: Required if traveling from or having passed through 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: Present in the following districts: Central and North West (including Chobe National Park). None in the cities of Francistown and Gaborone (see Map 3-19).
  • Estimated relative risk of malaria for US travelers: Low.
  • Drug resistance 4: Chloroquine.
  • Malaria species: P. falciparum 90%, P. vivax 5%, P. ovale 5%.
  • Recommended chemoprophylaxis: Atovaquone-proguanil, doxycycline, or mefloquine.
Map 3-19. Malaria in Botswana

Citation

Brunette, Gary W., editor. "Botswana." CDC Yellow Book, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2018. Relief Central, relief.unboundmedicine.com/relief/view/cdc-yellow-book/204228/all/Botswana.
Botswana. In: Brunette GW, ed. CDC Yellow Book. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; 2018. https://relief.unboundmedicine.com/relief/view/cdc-yellow-book/204228/all/Botswana. Accessed March 25, 2019.
Botswana. (2018). In Brunette, G. W. (Ed.), CDC Yellow Book. Available from https://relief.unboundmedicine.com/relief/view/cdc-yellow-book/204228/all/Botswana
Botswana [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/204228/all/Botswana.
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