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 Federal (see Map 3-39).
  • 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 (see Map 3-39).

Malaria

  • Areas with malaria: All areas <1,700 m (5,577 ft). Present in Angel Falls (see Map 3-40).
  • Estimated relative risk of malaria for US travelers: Low.
  • Drug resistance 4: Chloroquine.
  • Malaria species: P. vivax 83%, P. falciparum 17%.
  • Recommended chemoprophylaxis: Atovaquone-proguanil, doxycycline, or mefloquine.
Map 3-39. Yellow fever vaccine recommendations in Venezuela 1
Map 3-40. Malaria in Venezuela

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TY - ELEC T1 - Venezuela ID - 204433 ED - Brunette,Gary W, BT - CDC Yellow Book UR - https://relief.unboundmedicine.com/relief/view/cdc-yellow-book/204433/all/Venezuela PB - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention DB - Relief Central DP - Unbound Medicine ER -