About the 2018 Yellow Book: Front Matter
The front matter from the printed edition of CDC Health Information for International Travel 2018, pages i-xxv, is included here.
Editor in Chief
Gary W. Brunette, MD, MS
Chief Medical Editor
Phyllis E. Kozarsky, MD
Clive M. Brown, MBBS, DTM&H
Nicole J. Cohen, MD, MS
Douglas H. Esposito, MD, MPH
Mark D. Gershman, MD
Stephen M. Ostroff, MD
Edward T. Ryan, MD
David R. Shlim, MD
Richard W. Steketee, MD, MPH
Michelle Weinberg, MD, MPH
Mary Elizabeth Wilson, MD
Megan Crawley O’Sullivan, MPH
US Department of Health and Human Services
Public Health Service
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases
Division of Global Migration and Quarantine
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Editor in Chief: Gary W. Brunette
Chief Medical Editor: Phyllis E. Kozarsky
Medical Editors: Clive M. Brown, Nicole J. Cohen, Douglas H. Esposito, Mark D. Gershman, Stephen M. Ostroff, Edward T. Ryan, David R. Shlim, Richard W. Skeketee, Michelle Weinberg, and Mary Elizabeth Wilson
Managing Editor: Megan Crawley O’Sullivan
Technical Editor: Ronnie Henry
Design and Production Editor: Kelly Holton
Editorial Assistant: Kelly Winter
Cartographer: R. Ryan Lash
Assistant Cartographer: C. Virginia Lee
Alexander, James P.
Arguin, Paul M.
Baggett, Henry C.
Ballesteros, Michael F.
Barbre, Kira A.
Beckman, Michele G.
Benenson, Gabrielle A.
Blaney, David D.
Brogdon, William G.
Brooks, John T.
Brown, Clive M.
Brunette, Gary W.
Cantey, Paul T.
Cardemil, Cristina V.
Chiller, Tom M.
Clemmons, Nakia S.
Cochi, Stephen L.
Cohen, Nicole J.
Czarkowski, Alan G.
Dhara, V. Ramana
Duong, Krista Kornylo
Ederer, David J.
Erskine, Stefanie K.
Esposito, Douglas H.
Fox, LeAnne M.
Francois Watkins, Louise K.
Friedman, Cindy R.
Galland, G. Gale
Galloway, Renee L.
Garrison, Laurel E.
Gastañaduy, Paul A.
Gee, Jay E.
Geissler, Aimee L.
Gerber, Susan I.
Gershman, Mark D.
Goodson, James L.
Gould, L. Hannah
Green, Michael D.
Griffin, Patricia M.
Hall, Aron J.
Hawley, William A.
Hendricks Walters, Kate
Herwaldt, Barbara L.
Hills, Susan L.
Hlavsa, Michele C.
Jentes, Emily S.
Jones, Jeffrey L.
Kersh, Gilber J.
Kharod, Grishma A.
Kozarsky, Phyllis E.
Kroger, Andrew T.
Kutty, Preeta K.
Lebo, Emmaculate J.
Liang, Jennifer L.
Lippold, Susan A.
Lopez, Adriana S.
MacNeil, Jessica R.
Mahon, Barbara E.
Maloney, Susan A.
Marston, Chung K.
Martin, Diana L.
Mast, Eric E.
McCollum, Andrea M.
McCotter, Orion Z.
Mead, Paul S.
Meyer, Sarah A.
Montiel, Sonia H.
Morgan, Oliver W
Moro, Pedro L.
Morof, Diane F.
Mullan, Robert J.
Negron, Maria E.
Nelson, Christina A.
Nelson, Noele P.
Nguyen, Duc B.
Nicholson, William L.
O’Reilly, Ciara E.
Paddock, Christopher D.
Peters, Philip J.
Petersen, Brett W.
Powers, Ann M.
Rabe, Ingrid B.
Raczniak, Gregory A.
Reef, Susan E.
Regan, Joanna J.
Reyes, Nimia L.
Reynolds, Megan R.
Rollin, Pierre E.
Schafer, Ilana J.
Schmid, D. Scott
Sharp, Tyler M.,
Shealy, Katherine R.
Skoff, Tami H.
Sleet, David A.
Sotir, Mark J.
Staples, J. Erin
Steele, Stefanie F.
Stoddard, Robyn A.
Stoney, Rhett J.
Strikas, Raymond A.
Tan, Kathrine R.
Tiwari, Tejpratap S. P.
Traxler, Rita M.
Van Bogaert, Donna
Villarino, Margarita E.
Walker, Allison Taylor
Wallace, Ryan M.
Wassilak, Steven G. F.
Waterman, Stephen H.
Watson, John C.
Weinberg, Michelle S.
Weston, Emily J.
Wong, Karen K.
Yoder, Jonathan S.
|Adler, Tina||National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health Clearinghouse, Rockville, MD|
|Ansdell, Vernon E||
University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI
Teesside University, Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
|Backer, Howard D.||California Emergency Medical Services Authority, Sacramento, CA|
|Barbeau, Deborah Nicolls||Tulane University, New Orleans, LA|
|Barnett, Elizabeth D.||Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA|
|Batterham, Alan M.||Teesside University, Middlesbrough, United Kingdom|
|Benenson, Michael W.||Armed Forces Research Institute of the Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand (retired)|
|Boggild, Andrea K.||University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada|
|Borwein, Sarah T.||TravelSafe Medical Centre, Hong Kong, China|
|Carroll, I. Dale||The Pregnant Traveler, Spring Lake, MI|
|Changizi, Roohollah||United Family Hospital, subsidiary of United Family Healthcare, Beijing, China|
|Chen, Lin H.||Mount Auburn Hospital—Travel Medicine Center, Cambridge, MA, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA|
|Connor, Bradley A.||Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY|
|DeRomana, Ines||University of California System, Education Abroad Program, Santa Barbara, CA|
|Ejike-King, Lacreisha||Office of Minority Health, US Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD|
|Fairley, Jessica K.||Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA|
|Forgione, Michael||Keesler Medical Center, Keesler AFB, Mississippi|
|Freedman, David O.||Shoreland, Inc., Milwaukee, WI|
|Fukuda, Mark||Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand|
|Gracia, J. Nadine||Office of Minority Health, US Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD|
|Gushulak, Brian D.||Migration Health Consultants, Cheltenham, Canada|
|Hackett, Peter H.||Institute for Altitude Medicine, Telluride, CO, and Altitude Research Center, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Denver, CO|
|Hamer, Davidson H.||Center for Global Health and Development Boston University; Department of Global Health, Boston University School of Public Health and Section of Infectious Diseases, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA|
|Henderson, John||United Nations consultant, Burma|
|Hochberg, Natasha S.||Section of Infectious Diseases, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA|
|Hyle, Emily P||Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA|
|Kain, Kevin C.||University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada|
|Keystone, Jay S.||University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada|
|Kotton, Camille Nelson||Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard University, Boston, MA|
|LaRocque, Regina C.||Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA|
|Law, Catherine||National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD|
|Libman, Michael||McGill University, Centre for Tropical Disease, Montreal, Canada|
|Magill, Alan J.*||Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Experimental Therapeutics, Silver Spring, MD|
|Neumann, Karl||Weill Medical College of Cornell University and New York Presbyterian Hospital/ Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY|
|Nilles, Eric J.||Division of Health Securities and Emergencies, World Health Organization, Suva, Fiji|
|Nord, Daniel A.||Divers Alert Network, Durham, NC|
|Ostroff, Stephen M.||Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, MD|
|Parker, Salim||Dee Bee Medical Centre, Cape Town, and South African Society of Travel Medicine, Johannesburg, South Africa|
|Pedone, Bettina N.||Arthur Ashe Student Health & Wellness Center, University of California, Los Angeles, CA|
|Pogemiller, Hope||University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN|
|Prinz, Robyn K.||US Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs, Washington D.C.|
|Rhodes, Gary||Center for Global Education, University of California, Los Angeles, CA|
|Riddle, Mark S.||Naval Medical Research Center, Silver Spring, MD|
|Rosselot, Gail||Travel Well of Westchester, Inc., Briarcliff Manor, NY|
|Ryan, Edward T.||Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard University, Boston, MA|
|Sampson, Dana M.||Office of Minority Health, US Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland|
|Shlim, David R.||Jackson Hole Travel and Tropical Medicine, Jackson Hole, WY|
|Shurtleff, David||National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD|
|Staat, Mary Allen||International Adoption Center, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH|
|Taggart, Linda R.||University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada|
|Takiguchi, Rodd||Department of Dermatology, Kaiser Permanente, Honolulu, Hawaii|
|Thompson, Andrew||University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom|
|Valk, Thomas H.||VEI Inc., Marshall, VA|
|Van Tilburg, Christopher||Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital, Hood River, OR|
|Wangu, Zoon||Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases & Immunology, UMass Memorial Children's Medical Center, Worcester, MA|
|Wilson, Mary Elizabeth||Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA|
|Wu, Henry M.||Emory University, Department of Medicine, Atlanta, GA|
|Youngster, Ilan||Children’s Hospital Boston and Harvard University, Boston, MA|
All contributors have signed a statement indicating that they have no conflicts of interest with the subject matter or materials discussed in the document(s) that they have written or reviewed for this book and that the information that they have written or reviewed for this book is objective and free from bias.
The CDC Yellow Book 2018: Health Information for International Travel editorial team gratefully acknowledges all the authors and reviewers for their commitment to this new edition. We extend sincere thanks to the following people for their contributions to the production of this book:
- Elise Beltrami, Clive Brown, and Scott Santibanez for their extensive review of the text.
- Courtney Ware, Aida Sawadogo, Laurie Dieterich and Crystal Polite for their assistance in preparing the text for publication.
To stay on the cutting edge of travel health information, this latest edition of CDC Health Information for International Travel has been extensively revised. The book serves as a guide to the practice of travel medicine, as well as the authoritative source of US government recommendations for immunizations and prophylaxis for foreign travel. As international travel continues to become more common in the lives of US residents, having at least a basic understanding of the medical problems that travelers face has become a necessary aspect of practicing medicine. The goal of this book is to be a comprehensive resource for clinicians to find the answers to their travel health–related questions.
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NATIONAL CENTER FOR EMERGING AND ZOONOTIC INFECTIOUS DISEASES
Rima Khabbaz, MD, Acting Director
DIVISION OF GLOBAL MIGRATION AND QUARANTINE
Martin S. Cetron, MD, Director
Gary W. Brunette, MD, MS, Chief, Travelers’ Health Branch
Phyllis E. Kozarsky, MD, Expert Consultant, Travelers’ Health Branch
Megan Crawley O’Sullivan, Health Communications Specialist, Travelers’ Health Branch