Guyana

Yellow Fever

  • Requirements: Required if traveling from 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: Recommended for all travelers ≥9 months of age.

Malaria

  • Areas with malaria: All areas <900 m (2,953 ft). Rare cases in the cities of Amsterdam and Georgetown.
  • Estimated relative risk of malaria for US travelers: High.
  • Drug resistance 4: Chloroquine.
  • Malaria species: P. falciparum 50%, P. vivax 50%.
  • Recommended chemoprophylaxis:
  • Areas with malaria except cities of Amsterdam and Georgetown: Atovaquone-proguanil, doxycycline, or mefloquine.
  • Cities of Georgetown and Amsterdam: Mosquito avoidance only.