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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 (www.cdc.gov/yellowbook or purchased through Oxford University Press or other online booksellers.

Travelers' Health Website

CDC's Travelers' Health website (www.cdc.gov/travel) 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 www.cdc.gov/travel-training.

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

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