Zambia

Yellow Fever

  • Requirements: Required if traveling from a country with risk of YF virus transmission and ≥1 year of age, including transit >12 hours in an airport located in a country with risk of YF virus transmission. 1
  • Recommendations:
  • Generally not recommended for travelers going to the North West and Western Provinces (Map 2-29).
  • Not recommended in all other areas not listed above.

Malaria

  • Areas with malaria: All.
  • Drug resistance 3: Chloroquine.
  • Malaria species: P. falciparum >90%, P. vivax up to 5%, P. ovale up to 5%.
  • Recommended chemoprophylaxis: Atovaquone-proguanil, doxycycline, mefloquine, or tafenoquine. 4
Map 2-29. Yellow fever vaccine recommendations in Zambia 1
Map 2-29. Yellow fever vaccine recommendations in Zambia1

1, 2 See footnotes