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CDC Yellow Book 2020 Health Information For International Travel

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General Info
Geography 
Coverage type 
Global
Time period covered 
01/2020 - 01/2020
Series or system 
CDC Health Information for International Travel
Data type
Summary 

CDC's Yellow Book (Health Information for International Travel) is published every two years as a resource for health professionals providing care to international travelers. The fully revised and updated CDC Yellow Book 2020 compiles the US government’s most current travel health guidelines, including pre-travel vaccine recommendations, destination-specific health advice, and easy-to-reference maps, tables, and charts.

The 2020 Yellow Book includes important travel medicine updates:

  • Recommendations for providing travel health care remotely via telemedicine
  • Discussion of legal issues facing clinicians providing travel health care
  • Cutting-edge rapid diagnostic tests for infectious diseases
  • Introduction of new FDA-approved antimalarial drugs
  • Road traffic safety advice for travelers
  • Recommendations for treating infectious diseases in the face of increasing antimicrobial resistance
Citation
Publication year 
2019
Suggested citation 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). CDC Yellow Book 2020 Health Information For International Travel. Oxford University Press, 2019.
Other ID type 
ISBN
Other ID 
978-0-19-092893-3
Other ID type 2 
ISBN
Other ID 2 
978-0-19-006597-3