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The Yellow Book

CDC Health Information for International Travel, commonly referred to as the “ Yellow Book,” is the definitive U.S. travel medicine reference for clinicians advising patients before and after travel and is a renowned reference throughout the world. The Yellow Book is published every two years and can be accessed for free online ( or purchased through Oxford University Press or other online booksellers.

Travelers' Health Website

CDC's Travelers' Health website ( provides outbreak updates and travel notices, travel-related disease information, and destination-specific recommendations for travelers and their health care providers. The website contains information for specific groups of travelers, such as children, study-abroad students, humanitarian and emergency response workers, and special needs travelers. Additional resources include podcasts, presentations, and a registry of U.S. clinics that provide yellow fever vaccine.

Yellow Fever Vaccine Online Training

The "Yellow Fever Vaccine: Information for Health Care Professionals Advising Travelers" course provides information on the history and study of yellow fever, vaccine recommendations, the pre-travel consultation, and the process of becoming a designated yellow fever vaccination provider. Several types of continuing education credits are available for this free course, which can be found at

The Travelers' Health Branch is made up of two teams that work together to safeguard the health of international travelers...

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