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Hot off the press! Explore Travel Health with the new 2012 Yellow Book!

Cover of 2012 Yellow Book

The Yellow Book is published every two years by CDC as a reference for those who advise international travelers about health risks. The Yellow Book is written primarily for health professionals, although others will find it useful.


Get Your Hard Copy 2012 Edition

Order your copy of the 2012 edition from Oxford University Press:

  • See Oxford's website
  • Or call 1-800-451-7556 (USA) or 1-919-677-0977, Monday–Friday between 8:00 am–6:00 pm (Eastern Time) and ask for ISBN# 978-0-19-976901-8

You can also order a copy from major online booksellers, such as Amazon and Barnes & Noble. For a sneak peak of the 2012 edition, see Amazon’s Look Inside feature.


Access the 2012 Yellow Book on your mobile device

Add the 2012 Yellow Book app to your iPhone:


Access the 2012 Yellow Book online


Yellow Book Updates in the 2012 Edition

After the initial release of the Yellow Book, CDC updates portions of the content in the online version with new information and recommendations. View an archived list of the permanent updates to the 2012 hard copy edition.


Travel Planning Information, Breaking Information, and Notices

Find other travel health information on the CDC Travelers' Health website, including:


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