China

Yellow Fever

  • Requirements: Required if traveling from a country with risk of YFV transmission and ≥9 months of age, including transit>12 hours in an airport located in a country with risk of YFV transmission. 1 This requirement does not apply to travelers whose itineraries are limited to Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) and Macao SAR.
  • Recommendations: None.

Malaria

  • Areas with malaria: Present in the counties along the China-Burma (Myanmar) border in Yunnan Province. Limited transmission in Motuo County in Tibet. No malaria in areas where most major river cruises pass.
  • Estimated relative risk of malaria for US travelers: Very low.
  • Drug resistance 4: Chloroquine and mefloquine.
  • Malaria species: Primarily P. vivax; P. falciparum in Yunnan Province.
  • Recommended chemoprophylaxis:
  • Along China-Burma (Myanmar) border in the western part of Yunnan Province: Atovaquone-proguanil or doxycycline.
  • Motuo County in Tibet: Mosquito avoidance only.
Map 3-22. China reference map

Citation

Brunette, Gary W., editor. "China." CDC Yellow Book, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2018. Relief Central, relief.unboundmedicine.com/relief/view/cdc-yellow-book/204246/all/China.
China. In: Brunette GW, ed. CDC Yellow Book. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; 2018. https://relief.unboundmedicine.com/relief/view/cdc-yellow-book/204246/all/China. Accessed March 25, 2019.
China. (2018). In Brunette, G. W. (Ed.), CDC Yellow Book. Available from https://relief.unboundmedicine.com/relief/view/cdc-yellow-book/204246/all/China
China [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/204246/all/China.
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