|Click http://wwwn.cdc.gov/travel/contentVaccinations.aspx for a listing of immunizations you need.
- Begin immunizations early to ensure
protection and to avoid receiving injections overseas.
All immunizations should be noted in the yellow
Certificate of Vaccinations” and authenticated
by an official stamp. Keep this booklet with
your passport, as it will have to be shown at
- Keep booster shots up-to-date for continued protection.
- Yellow Fever and
Cholera immunizations (or letter/stamp of cholera
exclusion) are required for entry to certain countries.
Travelers without these documents can face problems
and delays at points of entry. Note that not all
immunizations are required for all regions of assignment.
- Yellow Fever — This vaccine is required
by all persons 9 months of age and older (6 months
in high risk areas) if living, traveling or transiting
through regions located between
latitudes 20 degrees North and South of the equator
in Africa and South America. In parts of Asia the
certificate is required of all travelers, even those
transiting through yellow fever zones. Certificates
of Vaccination become valid 10 days after the injection.