Yellow Fever

  • Requirements: None
  • Recommendations: None


  • Areas with malaria: Rural areas only. Rare cases in the Mekong and Red River Deltas. None in the cities of Da Nang, Haiphong, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh (Saigon), Nha Trang, and Qui Nhon.
  • Drug resistance 3: Chloroquine and mefloquine.
  • Malaria species: P. falciparum 50%–90%, P. vivax . 10%–50%, P. knowlesi rare.
  • Recommended chemoprophylaxis: Southern part of the country in the provinces of Dac Lac, Gia Lai, Khanh Hoa, Kon Tum, Lam Dong, Ninh Thuan, Song Be, Tay Ninh: Atovaquone-proguanil doxycycline, or tafenoquine.5 Other areas with malaria except Mekong and Red River Deltas: Atovaquone-proguanil, doxycycline, omefloquine, or tafenoquine. 4 Mekong and Red River Deltas: None (practice mosquito avoidance).