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August 15, 2001

Availability of Health Information for International Travel

JAMA. 2001;286(7):784. doi:10.1001/jama.286.7.784-JWR0815-3-1

MMWR. 2001;50:517

CDC's Division of Global Migration and Quarantine (DQ), National Center for Infectious Diseases has released the 2001-2002 edition of Health Information for International Travel (The Yellow Book). The new edition contains updated vaccination information; updated information on malaria risk and prophylaxis (by country); updated and revised disease-specific text and tables; new sections on altitude sickness and international adoption; updated country listings; and improved maps and indexing. The Yellow Book can be purchased from the Public Health Foundation, telephone (877) 252-1200 or at http://bookstore.phf.org.* DQ will no longer distribute the book.

*References to sites of non-CDC organizations on the World-Wide Web are provided as a service to MMWR readers and do not constitute or imply endorsement of these organizations or their programs by CDC or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. CDC is not responsible for the content of pages found at these sites.