22 Feb 2018

Measles Worldwide

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

21 Feb 2018

Polio: Public Health Emergency of International Concern

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

12 Feb 2018

Hepatitis A vaccine shortage: implications and advice for clinical practice- UPDATE

Hepatitis A vaccine recommendations and dose sparing advice for pre and post exposure immunisation and boosting from Public Health England Read more

07 Feb 2018

National Immunisation Training Minimum Standards

Public Health England publishes update for Registered Healthcare Practitioners Read more

05 Feb 2018

Reminder: Annual Return for YFVC now due

Important notice for all Yellow Fever Vaccination Centres (YFVC) Read more

26 Jan 2018

South Korea Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games

Travelling to South Korea for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games? Check our country specific and general travel health advice Read more

26 Jan 2018

Avian flu: Chinese New Year travel advice

Travelling to China to celebrate the New Year? Read more

19 Jan 2018

Humanitarian Aid workers to Bangladesh

NEW - Updated recommendations for aid workers travelling to assist with the Rohingya refugee crisis in Bangladesh Read more

Outbreak Surveillance

22 Feb 2018 Sindh. Pakistan

Over 300 extensively drug-resistant (XDR) typhoid cases have emerged in Sindh, Pakistan, since November 2016. A single case of travel-associated XDR typhoid has recently been identified in the United Kingdom.

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21 Feb 2018 Sweden

As of 28 January 2018, the first case for Sweden has been reported in a wild bird.

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21 Feb 2018 Somalia

As of 14 February 2018, VDPV2 viruses have been detected in sewage in Mogadishu.

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21 Feb 2018 United States

As of 20 February 2018, a total of 28 cases across 20 states have been reported in connection with consumption of kratom plant products (Mitragyna speciosa), which is an opioid substitute available in the form of pills, powders, and teas. The date range of onset is 13 October 2017 to 2 February 2018.

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21 Feb 2018 Nigeria

As 25 January 2018, a total of 481 cases (79 confirmed) with 82 deaths have been reported since September 2017 in the states of Zamfara (257), Katsina (86), Sokoto (41), Jigawa (29), Bauchi (20), Cross River (17), Kebbi (12), Yobe (9), Kano (4), Borno (3), Adamawa (2), and Kaduna (1). Meningitis C accounted for 63% of positive cases.

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TravelHealthPro

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