11 Sep 2019

‘Current aspects of travel health’ course Dec 2019

A single day update for health professionals will be held on 12 December in London Read more

02 Sep 2019

Ghana: new outbreak of circulating vaccine derived poliovirus (cVDPV)

The first case circulating vaccine derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) has been reported in Ghana Read more

30 Aug 2019

Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Democratic Republic of Congo and update to Uganda

The Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak continues in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Read more

29 Aug 2019

Listeriosis outbreak in Spain

Cases have been associated with consumption of a shredded meat product from Seville Read more

15 Aug 2019

Summer Travel 2019: food, water and hygiene reminder

A reminder about the importance of good food, water and personal hygiene during summer travel Read more

14 Aug 2019

Benin: updated recommendations for polio vaccination

Circulating vaccine derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) has been confirmed Read more

29 Jul 2019

Myanmar: New outbreak of circulating vaccine derived poliovirus (cVDPV)

Circulating vaccine derived poliovirus type 1 (cVDPV1) has been detected in Kayin Province, Myanmar Read more

25 Jul 2019

Heatwave alert for mainland Europe

Hot weather advice for travellers to mainland European countries Read more

23 Jul 2019

E.coli advice for travellers to Egypt

Public Health England has issued advice to people travelling to Egypt Read more

22 Jul 2019

DRC: Ebola outbreak declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern

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

Outbreak Surveillance

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.



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17 Sep 2019 View Countries + Angola

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.




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13 Sep 2019 Tanzania

The World Health Organization has deployed a technical team to Tanzania to support investigation of a rumour of unknown illness.



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13 Sep 2019 View Regions + Ituri
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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.


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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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