Yellow Fever

  • No requirements or recommendations.


  • Areas with malaria: Present in Campeche, Chiapas, Chihuahua, Nayarit, and Sinaloa. Rare cases in Durango, Jalisco, Oaxaca, Sonora, and Tabasco. Rare cases in the municipality of Othón P. Blanco in the southern part of Quintana Roo bordering Belize. No malaria along the US-Mexico border (see Map 3-32).
  • Estimated relative risk of malaria for US travelers: Very low.
  • Drug resistance 4: None.
  • Malaria species: P. vivax 100%.
  • Recommended chemoprophylaxis:
  • States of Campeche, Chiapas, Chihuahua, Nayarit, and Sinaloa: Atovaquone-proguanil, chloroquine, doxycycline, mefloquine, or primaquine 5.
  • States of Durango, Jalisco, Oaxaca, Sonora, Tabasco, and Othón P. Blanco municipality of Quintana Roo: Mosquito avoidance only.
Map 3-32. Malaria in Mexico


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