23 Mar 2017

Yellow fever outbreak in Brazil: Update 23 March

WHO recommends yellow fever vaccination for expanded areas of risk in the states of Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo Read more

16 Mar 2017

Yellow Fever cases in travellers

European travellers visiting yellow fever risk regions in South America Read more

14 Mar 2017

Schistosomiasis reminder for travellers

Schistosomiasis cases in a group of Belgian travellers who visited South Africa Read more

10 Mar 2017

Zika virus risk: updated country classifications

World Health Organization country risk classifications are published; UK guidance remains the same as these new classifications are reviewed Read more

09 Mar 2017

Yellow fever (Stamaril) vaccine supply

Essential update on the UK supply situation Read more

02 Mar 2017

Yellow fever certificate requirements: update completed

Updates to country yellow fever certificate requirements completed on TravelHealthPro Read more

24 Feb 2017

Country requirements for an International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis (ICVP): key changes for 2017

A quick reference to which countries have made changes to their entry or exit requirements for an ICVP (yellow fever certificate) Read more

17 Feb 2017

Polio: Public Health Emergency of International Concern

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

Outbreak Surveillance

24 Mar 2017 View Regions + Minas Gerais
Rio de Janeiro
Sao Paulo
EspĂ­rito Santo

As of 23 March 2017, a total of 1,561 cases (448 confirmed) with 264 deaths (144 confirmed) have been reported since December 2016. Confirmed cases are reported in the states of Minas Gerais, Espirito Santo, Sao Paulo, and Rio de Janeiro. Minas Gerais accounts for nearly half of all cases. Suspected cases are furthermore being investigated in the states of Bahia, Tocantins, and Goias.



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23 Mar 2017 Oman

As of 20 March 2017, a total of nine cases of Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever with three deaths have been confirmed since the beginning of the year. Only three cases were reported in the same time period in 2016.



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23 Mar 2017 Congo

As 9 March 2017, a total of 20 suspected cases with three deaths have been reported in Likouala Province.



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23 Mar 2017 Hungary

As of 21 March 2017, cases in two goats have been reported in the county of Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén. A case in a red fox (Vulpes vulpes) was recently detected in the same area.



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23 Mar 2017 Qatar

As of 21 March 2017, a case in a 62 year-old resident without recent travel history has been reported. This is the first Qatari case in 2017.



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