20 Jun 2019

Updated ‘Green book’ typhoid chapter

The typhoid chapter of immunisation against infectious disease has been updated Read more

20 Jun 2019

Angola: updated recommendations for polio vaccination

Circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus (cVDPV) is confirmed in Cambulo province, Lunda Notre district, Angola Read more

18 Jun 2019

Health requirements for Hajj and Umrah pilgrims 2019

The Ministry of Health of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have published their requirements and recommendations for pilgrims and seasonal workers Read more

12 Jun 2019

Save the date: 'Current Aspects of Travel Health’ in Liverpool

A short travel health course to be held on 15-16 August in Liverpool Read more

11 Jun 2019

Cyclospora summer travel reminder

TravelHealthPro is reminding all travellers of the risk of food and water borne infections, including Cyclospora and the importance of good food and water hygiene Read more

05 Jun 2019

Country Focus: Nigeria

Pre-travel advice for those going to Nigeria Read more

31 May 2019

Polio: Public Health Emergency of International Concern

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

31 May 2019

Northern European Conference on Travel Medicine (NECTM)

Save the date- NECTM8 will be in Rotterdam, The Netherlands 3-5 June 2020 Read more

30 May 2019

Travelling to celebrate Pride

A reminder for travellers to international Pride events to be aware of sexual health risks Read more

24 May 2019

Malaria-free certification: Algeria and Argentina

The World Health Organization has granted Algeria and Argentina certification of malaria-free status Read more

Outbreak Surveillance

21 Jun 2019 Peru

As of 13 June 2019, a total of 548 Guillain-Barré syndrome cases have been reported since the beginning of the year. Among these cases, 313 were detected during the week 3-9 June 2019 and 78 cases during 10-16 June 2019. Due to this outbreak, the Peruvian Ministry of Health has declared a state of emergency in five regions: Junín, La Libertad, Lambayeque, Lima and Piura. Currently the cause is unknown, Guillain-Barré is known to be triggered by bacterial infections, respiratory viruses, enteroviruses and arboviruses such as dengue and Zika.

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21 Jun 2019 Valencia. Spain

On 14 June 2019, Iceland reported four cases of chikungunya virus disease associated with travel to Alicante, Spain, between 17-31 May 2019. The four cases travelled together. To date, no cases among Spanish residents have been reported.

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21 Jun 2019 Democratic Republic of the Congo

Between 1 January and 9 June 2019, a cumulative total of 106,870 suspected measles cases, including 1,815 deaths have been reported from all 26 provinces in the country. This represents the highest measles disease burden and mortality reported annually by the country since 2010. Of 3,258 cases investigated, 782 were confirmed, 2,646 were epidemiologically linked and 28 clinically compatibility.

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21 Jun 2019 View Regions + Ituri
North Kivu

As of 18 June 2019, a total of 2,190 cases (2,096 confirmed and 94 probable) have been reported, including 1,470 deaths.

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21 Jun 2019 Chad

Between 1 January and 16 June 2019, a total of 20,355 suspected cases and 201 deaths have been reported. Among the 1,598 cases investigated and tested, 97 were laboratory confirmed.

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