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"Yellow Book" for International Travel

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Nicknamed for its yellow cover, the Yellow Book provides the latest official CDC recommendations to keep international travelers safe and healthy. It includes a complete catalog of travel-related diseases and up-to-date vaccine and booster recommendations. It also includes advice about preventing and treating common travel-related ailments such as altitude illness, motion sickness, and jet lag. The book offers useful tips on topics such as traveling with pets, packing a travel health kit, avoiding counterfeit medications in foreign countries, and getting travel health and evacuation insurance for emergencies. In addition, the Yellow Book provides advice for people traveling with young children, individuals with disabilities or chronic illnesses, and those traveling for humanitarian aid work or study abroad.

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Infectious Disease Prevention and Control Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Health Promotion and Health Education, Immunization, Infectious Diseases

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CDC

Submitted:

09/23/2013

Modified:

09/23/2013

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