Brazil

Brazil is a topic covered in the CDC Yellow Book.

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Yellow Fever

  • Requirements: None
  • Recommendations:
  • Recommended for all travelers ≥9 months of age going to the following areas: the entire states of Acre, Amapá, Amazonas, Distrito Federal (including the capital city of Brasília), Espirito Santo,* Goiás, Maranhão, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais, Pará, Paraná,* Rio de Janeiro (including the city of Rio de Janeiro and all coastal islands),* Rio Grande do Sul,* Rondonia, Roraima, Santa Catarina,* São Paulo (including the city of São Paulo and all coastal islands),* and Tocantins and designated areas (Map 2-5) of the following states: Bahia* and Piauí. Vaccination is also recommended for travelers visiting Iguaçu Falls.
  • Not recommended for travelers whose itineraries are limited to areas not listed above, including the cities of Fortaleza and Recife (Map 2-5).
  • *Note: In 2017, CDC expanded YF vaccination recommendations for travelers to Brazil in response to a large YF outbreak in multiple eastern states. A list of areas in Bahia state for which vaccination is now recommended can be found at www.who.int/ith/ith-country-list.pdf. The expanded YF vaccination recommendations for these states are preliminary. For updates, refer to the CDC Travelers’ Health website at www.cdc.gov/travel.

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Yellow Fever

  • Requirements: None
  • Recommendations:
  • Recommended for all travelers ≥9 months of age going to the following areas: the entire states of Acre, Amapá, Amazonas, Distrito Federal (including the capital city of Brasília), Espirito Santo,* Goiás, Maranhão, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais, Pará, Paraná,* Rio de Janeiro (including the city of Rio de Janeiro and all coastal islands),* Rio Grande do Sul,* Rondonia, Roraima, Santa Catarina,* São Paulo (including the city of São Paulo and all coastal islands),* and Tocantins and designated areas (Map 2-5) of the following states: Bahia* and Piauí. Vaccination is also recommended for travelers visiting Iguaçu Falls.
  • Not recommended for travelers whose itineraries are limited to areas not listed above, including the cities of Fortaleza and Recife (Map 2-5).
  • *Note: In 2017, CDC expanded YF vaccination recommendations for travelers to Brazil in response to a large YF outbreak in multiple eastern states. A list of areas in Bahia state for which vaccination is now recommended can be found at www.who.int/ith/ith-country-list.pdf. The expanded YF vaccination recommendations for these states are preliminary. For updates, refer to the CDC Travelers’ Health website at www.cdc.gov/travel.

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