Eritrea

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
  • Recommendations:
  • Generally not recommended for travelers going to the following states: Anseba, Debub, Gash Barka, Mae Kel, and Semenawi Keih Bahri.
  • Not recommended for all areas not listed above, including the Dahlak Archipelago (see Map 3-14).

Malaria

  • Areas with malaria: All areas <2,200 m (7,218 ft). None in Asmara.
  • Estimated relative risk of malaria for US travelers: High.
  • Drug resistance 4: Chloroquine.
  • Malaria species: P. falciparum 85%, P. vivax 10%–15%, P. ovale rare.
  • Recommended chemoprophylaxis: Atovaquone-proguanil, doxycycline, or mefloquine.

Citation

Brunette, Gary W., editor. "Eritrea." CDC Yellow Book, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2018. Relief Central, relief.unboundmedicine.com/relief/view/cdc-yellow-book/204269/all/Eritrea.
Eritrea. In: Brunette GW, ed. CDC Yellow Book. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; 2018. https://relief.unboundmedicine.com/relief/view/cdc-yellow-book/204269/all/Eritrea. Accessed March 25, 2019.
Eritrea. (2018). In Brunette, G. W. (Ed.), CDC Yellow Book. Available from https://relief.unboundmedicine.com/relief/view/cdc-yellow-book/204269/all/Eritrea
Eritrea [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/204269/all/Eritrea.
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