Mauritania

Yellow Fever

  • Requirements: Required if traveling from a country with risk of YFV transmission and ≥1 year of age. 1
  • Recommendations:
  • Recommended for all travelers ≥9 months of age traveling to areas south of the Sahara Desert (see Map 3-14).
  • Not recommended for travelers whose itineraries are limited to areas in the Sahara Desert (see Map 3-14).

Malaria

  • Areas with malaria: All areas, including the city of Nouakchott.
  • Estimated relative risk of malaria for US travelers: High.
  • Drug resistance 4: Chloroquine.
  • Malaria species: P. falciparum >85%, P. ovale 5%–10%, P. vivax rare.
  • Recommended chemoprophylaxis: Atovaquone-proguanil, doxycycline, or mefloquine.

Citation

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TY - ELEC T1 - Mauritania ID - 204335 ED - Brunette,Gary W, BT - CDC Yellow Book UR - https://relief.unboundmedicine.com/relief/view/cdc-yellow-book/204335/all/Mauritania PB - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention DB - Relief Central DP - Unbound Medicine ER -