23 May 2016

Olympic and Paralympic Games 2016 Brazil

The Olympic Games will run from 5 to 21 August 2016, with the Paralympic Games running from 7 to 18 September 2016 Read more

19 May 2016

CHANGES TO YELLOW FEVER CERTIFICATES

World Health Organization (WHO) have produced some information on the pending changes to the International Health Regulations Read more

16 May 2016

Zika virus – update and advice for travellers including pregnant women and those planning pregnancy

It is recommended that pregnant women planning to travel, postpone non-essential travel to areas with active ZIKV transmission until after pregnancy Read more

19 May 2016

MERs-CoV update: Saudi Arabia and South Korea

Update to risk assessment for the Middle East (including Saudi Arabia) and South Korea Read more

19 Apr 2016

New team member

Welcome Dr Paul Richards Read more

07 Apr 2016

Temporary Hep A vaccination recommendation for Greece lifted

The temporary recommendation to consider Hepatitis A vaccination for those travelling to affected areas in Greece has been removed Read more

06 Apr 2016

New antimalarial recommendation maps available for Paraguay and Myanmar (Burma)

Antimalarial recommendation maps are now available on our Country Information pages for Paraguay and Myanmar (Burma) Read more

Outbreak Surveillance

27 May 2016 Haiti

As of 30 April 2016, a total of 13,859 suspected cases and 150 deaths have been reported since 1 January 2016.

Human

Food and water borne

Update 5

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27 May 2016 Democratic Republic of the Congo

As of 25 May 2016, a total of 649 suspected cases, 48 confirmed cases and 61 deaths have been reported across five different provinces. A total of 41 of these cases are considered imported from Angola.

Human

Vector Borne

Update 2

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27 May 2016 Kenya

As of 26 May 2016, an outbreak involving 500 cases in Mandera County has been reported.

Human

Vector Borne

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27 May 2016 Argentina

As of 13 May 2016, 63,952 probable cases (32,441 confirmed) with 11 deaths have been reported by 8 May 2016. The number of probable cases exceeds numbers reported for the whole of 2015 by a factor of 16.

Human

Vector Borne

New Post

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27 May 2016 Paraguay

As of 13 May 2016, 118,135 probable cases (2,225 confirmed) with 13 deaths have been reported by 17 April 2016. This amounts to twice the number of probable cases reported for the whole of 2015.

Human

Vector Borne

New Post

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PAHO - Read more

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