27 Jun 2016

Enterovirus A71: Catalonia, Spain

An outbreak of enterovirus A71 (EV-A71) in children, with associated neurological symptoms, has been reported in Catalonia, Spain Read more

23 Jun 2016

Country information pages update completed

Changes made after reviewing the updated list of country yellow fever certificate requirements 2016 from WHO Read more

17 Jun 2016

Euro 2016 is here!

NaTHNaC supports England, Wales, and Northern Ireland ... and everyone enjoying travel! Read more

10 Jun 2016

Update to advice on the prevention of sexual transmission of Zika virus

Male travellers with no Zika symptoms now advised to use condoms for 8 weeks following travel to an area with active Zika virus transmission to prevent sexual transmission 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

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

13 May 2016

Definition for areas with active Zika virus transmission amended

The definition used by Public Health England, NaTHNaC and Health Protection Scotland for areas with active Zika virus transmission was amend Read more

12 May 2016

Northern European Conference on Travel Medicine – standard registration rate

Registration fee for the Northern European Conference on Travel Medicine still at standard rate until 23 May 2016 Read more

Outbreak Surveillance

24 Jun 2016 Anguilla

As of 23 June 2016, sporadic mosquito-borne transmission is being reported.

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21 Jun 2016 Democratic Republic of the Congo

As of 15 June 2016, a total of 1063 suspected cases, 63 confirmed cases and 71 deaths have been reported across five different provinces. A total of 56 of these cases are considered imported from Angola.

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Vector Borne

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21 Jun 2016 Harare. Zimbabwe

As of 31 May 2016, an outbreak with 1,365 suspected cases (74 confirmed) and five deaths has been reported from January to May 2016. Most cases occurred in and around the capital, Harare. The case numbers peaked in March.

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20 Jun 2016 Somalia

As 30 May 2016, more than 7,000 cases with 300 deaths have reported in the first quarter of 2016. For comparison, only 5,257 cases were reported in all of 2015. Banadir, Bay, Hiraan, Lower Juba, Lower Shabelle, Middle Juba and Middle Shabelle are the most affected regions.

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17 Jun 2016 Qatar

As of 12 June 2016, a case in a 23 year-old has been reported. This is the third Qatari case in 2016. The case did not have contact with the previous cases.

Human

Air Respiratory-borne

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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