03 Aug 2021

Heatwave warning for mainland Europe

Extreme weather and heatwave advice for United Kingdom (UK) travellers to Europe Read more

29 Jul 2021

COVID-19: general advice for travellers

Advice for travellers from the UK on travel abroad and reducing spread of respiratory viruses during the COVID-19 outbreak Read more

29 Jul 2021

Entering the UK: border measures update on 2 August 2021

Updated requirements for passengers returning from amber list countries Read more

29 Jul 2021

COVID-19: cruise ship travel

International cruise sailings to restart Read more

29 Jul 2021

International travel and demonstrating COVID-19 status

Government guidance on how to demonstrate your COVID-19 status for travel Read more

16 Jul 2021

Getting to grips with Tick-Borne Encephalitis

A practical guide for health professionals, to use in conjunction with TravelHealthPro Read more

30 Jul 2021

COVID-19: advice for Humanitarian Aid workers

Advice for UK humanitarian aid workers deployed overseas during COVID-19 pandemic Read more

29 Jul 2021

COVID-19: new virus variants

A number of new COVID-19 virus variants have been identified across the world Read more

23 Jun 2021

Updated ‘Green Book’ chapter on consent

Updated guidance for health professionals has been published in immunisation against infectious disease Read more

21 Jun 2021

Hajj 1442AH 2021: Updated restrictions announced

New restrictions announced for pilgrims wanting to perform Hajj 1442AH in 2021 Read more

Outbreak Surveillance

Monkeypox in USA ex Nigeria

19 Jul 2021 View Countries + Nigeria
United States

As of 15 July 2021, the United States of America (USA) reported a confirmed case of Monkeypox in a USA resident who recently travelled from Nigeria to the USA.

Source: CDC

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Plague in DRC

14 Jul 2021 Democratic Republic of the Congo + Ituri

As of 11 July 2021, from 1 January 2021 to 20 June 2021, a total of 117 suspected cases of bubonic and pulmonary plague and 13 deaths (case fatality rate: 11.1%) have been reported in Ituri province from 8 health zones.

Source: WHO

Human

Miscellaneous

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Plague in brief

Vibrio Infection in Finland

12 Jul 2021 Finland

As of 8 July 2021, an increase vibrio infections is reported due to warm seawater conditions.

Source: State

Human

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COVID-19 in Cuba

01 Jul 2021 Cuba

An increase in COVID-19 case numbers have been reported in Cuba. Latest case numbers in Cuba are provided by World Health Organization.

Source: State

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

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COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Fiji

01 Jul 2021 Fiji

An increase in COVID-19 case numbers have been reported in Fiji. Latest case numbers in Fiji are provided by World Health Organization.

Source: State

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

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Ebola in Guinea

28 Jun 2021 Guinea

On 19 June 2021, the Ebola Virus Disease outbreak that emerged in mid-February 2021 was declared over. Between 14 February and 19 June 2021, a total of 23 cases (16 confirmed and 7 probable) were identified, including 12 deaths.

Source: WHO

Human

Haemorrhagic fever

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Ebola virus disease in brief

COVID-19 in Australia

24 Jun 2021 Australia + Sydney

An increase in COVID-19 case numbers have been reported in Sydney. Whole genome sequencing has confirmed cases to have been infected with the Delta variant of concern. Latest case numbers in Australia are provided by World Health Organization.

Source: State

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Updates 4

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COVID-19 in brief

Influenza A(H3N2)v in Canada

22 Jun 2021 Canada + Manitoba

On 21 June 2021 a case of Influenza A variant (H3N2)v was reported in an individual who sought testing after developing mild flu-like symptoms. Tests came back negative for COVID-19, but was later identified through routine influenza surveillance.

Source: State

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

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Cholera in Nigeria

16 Jun 2021 Nigeria

Between 1 January and 31 May 2021, a total of 6,738 suspected cases of cholera, with 221 deaths have been reported from 16 states. Cholera was confirmed in 14 states and outbreaks were controlled before confirmation in the other states. The number of cases reported so far in 2021 has already exceeded the total reported in the whole of 2019 (3,513) and 2020 (1,803).

Source: WHO

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Cholera in brief

Dengue in Reunion

15 Jun 2021 Reunion

As of 10 June 2021, a total of 20,800 confirmed cases of dengue have been reported since the start of the year.

Source: State

Human

Vector-Borne

Updates 2

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Dengue in brief

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Who's behind
TravelHealthPro

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