Saudi Arabia

Yellow Fever

  • Requirements: Required if traveling from a country with risk of YFV transmission and ≥1 year of age, including transit >12 hours in an airport located in a country with risk of YFV transmission. 1
  • Recommendations: None.

Malaria

  • Areas with malaria: Rare cases in Asir and Jazan emirates by border with Yemen. None in the cities of Jeddah, Mecca, Medina, Riyadh, and Ta’if.
  • Estimated relative risk of malaria for US travelers: Very low.
  • Drug resistance 4: Chloroquine.
  • Malaria species: P. falciparum predominantly, remainder P. vivax .
  • Recommended chemoprophylaxis: Mosquito avoidance only.

Citation

Brunette, Gary W., editor. "Saudi Arabia." CDC Yellow Book, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2018. Relief Central, relief.unboundmedicine.com/relief/view/cdc-yellow-book/204386/all/Saudi_Arabia.
Saudi Arabia. In: Brunette GW, ed. CDC Yellow Book. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; 2018. https://relief.unboundmedicine.com/relief/view/cdc-yellow-book/204386/all/Saudi_Arabia. Accessed March 25, 2019.
Saudi Arabia. (2018). In Brunette, G. W. (Ed.), CDC Yellow Book. Available from https://relief.unboundmedicine.com/relief/view/cdc-yellow-book/204386/all/Saudi_Arabia
Saudi Arabia [Internet]. In: Brunette GW, editors. CDC Yellow Book. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; 2018. [cited 2019 March 25]. Available from: https://relief.unboundmedicine.com/relief/view/cdc-yellow-book/204386/all/Saudi_Arabia.
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