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

06 Apr 2017

European cluster of cases of hepatitis A

Outbreaks of hepatitis A have been reported in Europe mostly affecting men who have sex with men (MSM) Read more

05 Apr 2017

Yellow fever outbreak in Brazil: Update

Risk areas expanded further to include whole of Rio de Janeiro state, Sao Paulo state excluding Sao Paulo city and new areas in Bahia state Read more

29 Mar 2017

Updated yellow fever chapter published

An updated yellow fever chapter of Immunisation and infectious disease has been published 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

Outbreak Surveillance

26 Apr 2017 Abu Dhabi. United Arab Emirates

Between 9 and 11 April 2017,  two cases of MERS-CoV were reported in Abu Dhabi. To date, United Arab Emirates has reported 81 laboratory confirmed cases of MERS. The last case was reported in June 2016.

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26 Apr 2017 China

As of 24 April 2017,  29 new human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) were reported in the last week, Beijing (7 cases), Hunan (5 cases), Hebei (4 cases), Sichuan (3 cases), Shandong (2 cases), Zhejiang (2 cases), Anhui (1 case), Gansu (1 case), Guangxi (1 case), Jiangxi (1 case), Jilin (1 case) and Liaoning (1 case). Between October 2016 and 24 April 2017, 616 cases have been recorded in mainland China.

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25 Apr 2017 Jilin. China

On 22 April 2017, the first case of Avian Influenza(H7N9) has been reported in the region.

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24 Apr 2017 Somalia

As of 23 April 2017, 28,408 suspected cases with 558 deaths have been reported since the beginning of January 2017. A total of 2,745 cases and 28 deaths were reported across 12 regions between 10 and 16 April 2017 alone.

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21 Apr 2017 Punjab. Pakistan

As of 19 April 2017, a case has been reported in the province of Punjab. Contact tracing is ongoing.

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