Venezuela

Yellow Fever

  • Requirements: Required if traveling from Brazil and ≥1 year of age, including transit >12 hours in an airport located in Brazil.
  • Recommendations:
  • Recommended for all travelers ≥9 months of age, except as mentioned below.
  • Generally not recommended for travelers whose itineraries are limited to the following areas: the states of Aragua, Carabobo, Miranda, Vargas, and Yaracuy, and the Distrito Capital (Map 2-27).
  • Not recommended for travelers whose itineraries are limited to the following areas: all areas >2,300m (7,546 ft) in elevation in the states of Merida, Tachira, and Trujillo; the states of Falcón and Lara; Margarita Island; the capital city of Caracas; and the city of Valencia (Map 2-27).

Malaria

  • Areas with malaria: All areas <1,700m (5.577 ft). Present in Angel Falls (Map 2-28).
  • Drug resistance 3: Chloroquine.
  • Malaria species: P. vivax 83%, P. falciparum 17%.
  • Recommended chemoprophylaxis: Atovaquone-proguanil, doxycycline, mefloquine, or tafenoquine. 4
Map 2-27. Yellow fever vaccine recommendations in Venezuela 1
Map 2-27. Yellow fever vaccine recommendations in Venezuela1

1, 2 See footnotes

Map 2-28. Malaria in Venezuela
Map 2-28. Malaria in Venezuela