Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Rangoon, Burma

Location: All regions of Burma

Event: The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 2 travel notice for travelers to Burma due to a polio outbreak.  The notice can be read here:

Actions to Take:

  • All travelers to Burma should be vaccinated fully against polio.
  • Adults who completed their routine polio vaccine series as children should receive a single, lifetime adult booster dose of polio vaccine.
  • Visit the CDC Travelers Health Page for travelers to Burma to learn more.

U.S. Embassy Rangoon, Burma

State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
Burma Country Information
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