Updates to the Online Edition of CDC Health Information for International Travel 2020 (The Yellow Book)
This webpage will contain a listing of permanent changes made to the online text of CDC Health Information for International Travel 2020 since its May 2019 hardcopy release.
Changes will also be indicated within the online sections.
Remember to also check for current recommendations related to outbreaks or emerging situations in Travel Notices that may differ temporarily from recommendations in the Yellow Book.
Typhoid vaccine availability
December 01, 2020
The typhoid and paratyphoid section was updated with information about oral vaccine availability.
Cholera vaccine availability
December 01, 2020
The cholera section was updated with information about availability of Vaxchora.
Updated polio information
September 15, 2020
In the Epidemiology section, information about wild poliovirus circulation was updated for 2020.
Updated Zika diagnosis information
June 09, 2020
Updated the Diagnosis section on the Zika page
Updated hepatitis B vaccine information
November 21, 2019
Updated the Last-Minute Traveler to include information on Heplisav-B
Updated triclabendazole information
October 23, 2019
Updated Fascioliasis to reflect the approval of triclabendazole for treatment.
Updated yellow fever vaccine requirements
August 16, 2019
Updated yellow fever vaccine requirements for Afghanistan, Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burundi, China, Christmas Island (Australia), Costa Rica, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, including the Galápagos Islands, Equatorial Guinea, Eswatini (Swaziland), Guinea, Honduras, Kiribati, Libya, Maldives, Mauritius, Nauru, Norfolk Island (Australia), Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Pitcairn Islands (UK), Réunion, Sint Maarten, Solomon Islands, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Trinidad and Tobago, and United Arab Emirates