11 Sep 2019
A single day update for health professionals will be held on 12 December in London Read more
02 Sep 2019
The first case circulating vaccine derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) has been reported in Ghana Read more
30 Aug 2019
The Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak continues in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Read more
15 Aug 2019
A reminder about the importance of good food, water and personal hygiene during summer travel Read more
14 Aug 2019
Circulating vaccine derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) has been confirmed Read more
29 Jul 2019
Circulating vaccine derived poliovirus type 1 (cVDPV1) has been detected in Kayin Province, Myanmar Read more
22 Jul 2019
The meeting of the Emergency Committee convened by the WHO Director General under International Health Regulations took place on Wednesday 17 July 2019 Read more
17 Sep 2019 Dire Dawa. Ethiopia
An increasing trend in cases of chikungunya has been reported from Ethiopia since week ending 30 July 2019. In week ending 8 September 2019, 7,264 new suspected cases were reported from nine urban Kebeles in Dire Dawa City Administration.
17 Sep 2019
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As of 13 September 2019, one confirmed case of Crimean Congo haemorrhagic fever was reported in Namibia. The case was from Oukwandongo village in Cunene province, Angola.
13 Sep 2019 Tanzania
The World Health Organization has deployed a technical team to Tanzania to support investigation of a rumour of unknown illness.
13 Sep 2019
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As of 10 September 2019, a total of 3,091 EVD cases were reported, including 2,980 confirmed and 111 probable cases, of which 2,074 cases died.
11 Sep 2019 Ebonyi. Nigeria
As of 7 September 2019, more than 55 suspected yellow cases have been reported since May 2019 across Ebonyi State. Nine suspected cases have tested positive and further tests are pending. 20 suspect cases have died (case fatality ratio 40%). Outbreak response and an emergency vaccination campaign are ongoing.
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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