North Korea

Yellow Fever

  • Requirements: Required if traveling from a country with risk of YFV transmission and ≥1 year of age. 1
  • Recommendations: None.


  • Areas with malaria: Present in southern provinces.
  • Estimated relative risk of malaria for US travelers: No data.
  • Drug resistance 4: None.
  • Malaria species: Presumed to be 100% P. vivax .
  • Recommended chemoprophylaxis: Atovaquone-proguanil, chloroquine, doxycycline, mefloquine, or primaquine 5.