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: https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/notices/alert/polio-myanmar.
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.
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Burma Country Information
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