Dominican Republic

Yellow Fever

  • Requirements: None
  • Recommendations: None


  • Areas with malaria: Primarily in the provinces by the border with Haiti, and the provinces (including resort areas) of Santo Domingo and La Altagracia. Rare locally transmitted cases in the city of Santo Domingo (Distrito Nacional) and other provinces.
  • Drug resistance 3: None.
  • Malaria species: P. falciparum 100%
  • Recommended chemoprophylaxis: Provinces bordering Haiti, and provinces of Santo Domingo (except Santo Domingo city [Distrito Nacional]) and La Altagracia: Atovaquone-proguanil, chloroquine, doxycycline, mefloquine, or tafenoquine. 4 Santo Domingo (Distrito Nacional) city and other provinces: None (practice mosquito avoidance).