09 May 2017

Polio: Public Health Emergency of International Concern- update

An update on the polio Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) Read more

04 May 2017

Call for travel health papers

Public Health journal are preparing a special travel health edition and are looking for submissions Read more

03 May 2017

Changes to the Country Information pages: Tick-borne encephalitis

NaTHNaC has reviewed and updated the tick-borne encephalitis country specific information in order to provide up-to-date recommendations for travellers and travel health professionals Read more

03 May 2017

Hajj 1438

Hajj 1438H – 30 August to 4 September 2017 Read more

03 May 2017

Viral Hepatitis update

WHO publishes the Global Hepatitis Report 2017 and the UK adds hepatitis B vaccination to its routine childhood immunisation schedule Read more

26 Apr 2017

Measles in Europe

A reminder for travellers to be up to date with measles vaccine Read more

21 Apr 2017

Legionnaires’ disease in Dubai

Legionnaires’ disease reported in travellers visiting Dubai Read more

21 Apr 2017

Vaccines in the news: product shortages

Update on vaccine availability and risk assessment for pre-travel vaccination Read more

Outbreak Surveillance

22 May 2017 Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)

As 8 May 2017, an outbreak involving 34 cases has been reported in the capital district, Abijan, since 22 April 2017.

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22 May 2017 View Regions + Goias
Minas Gerais
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Tocantins

As of 18 May 2017, a total 758 confirmed cases have been reported across the states of Minas Gerais (482), Espirito Santo (236), Sao Paolo (20), Rio de Janeiro (14), Para (4), Tocantins (1), and Goiás (1) this year. In addition, suspected cases are being investigated in the states of Amapá, Bahia, Distrito Federal, Maranhão, Mato Grosso do Sul, Paraná, Rio Grande do Sul, Rondônia, and Santa Catarina. Deaths (264) have been confirmed in Minas Gerais (164), Espirito Santo (80), Sao Paolo (10), Rio de Janeiro (5), Para (4), and Goiás (1).

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22 May 2017 Niger

As of 23 April 2017, a total of 2,423 cases (762 confirmed)  with 148 deaths have been reported since January 2017. The south-western regions are worst affected.

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22 May 2017 Democratic Republic of the Congo

As of 19 May 2017, a total of 34 suspected cases with four deaths have been reported in Likati Health Zone. Five different clusters within Likati are currently being investigated. Samples from two cases have been confirmed as Zaire Ebola virus.

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19 May 2017 View Countries + Netherlands
Tanzania

As of 17 May 2017, a 58-year old Dutch resident was diagnosed with Human African Trypanosomiasis (Sleeping sickness) upon return from a trip to Tanzania in May 2017, which included visits to the north-western part of the Serengeti National Park. Further information on Human African Trypanosomiasis.

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TravelHealthPro

NaTHNaC, the National Travel Health Network & Centre, a UK government organisation which produces travel health guidance for healthcare professionals advising travellers and for travellers going overseas from the UK Read more