French Guiana

Yellow Fever

  • Requirements: Required for arriving travelers from all countries if traveler is ≥1 year of age.
  • Recommendations: Recommended for all travelers ≥9 months of age.

Malaria

  • Areas with malaria: All areas, including Matoury, Macouria, and Kourou, except none in coastal areas west of Kourou and Cayenne City.
  • Estimated relative risk of malaria for US travelers: Low.
  • Drug resistance 4: Chloroquine.
  • Malaria species: P. vivax >70%, P. falciparum 20%–30%, P. malariae rare
  • Recommended chemoprophylaxis: Atovaquone-proguanil, doxycycline, or mefloquine.