10 Jun 2016
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
13 May 2016
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
Registration fee for the Northern European Conference on Travel Medicine still at standard rate until 23 May 2016 Read more
24 Jun 2016 Anguilla
As of 23 June 2016, sporadic mosquito-borne transmission is being reported.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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