North Korea

Yellow Fever

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


  • Areas with malaria: Present in southern provinces.
  • Drug resistance 3: None.
  • Malaria species: Presumed to be 100% P. vivax.
  • Recommended chemoprophylaxis: Atovaquone-proguanil, chloroquine, doxycycline, mefloquine, primaquine, 4 or tafenoquine. 4