26 May 2017

Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) in ticks in Spain

CCHF virus has been detected in ticks in the regions of Extremadura, Castilla-La Mancha, Castilla and León, and Madrid Read more

26 May 2017

INDIA ADDED AS A MODERATE RISK AREA FOR ZIKA VIRUS TRANSMISSION

Zika virus advice for travellers to India updated, pregnant women should consider postponing non-essential travel until after the pregnancy Read more

09 May 2017

Polio: Public Health Emergency of International Concern- update

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

04 May 2017

Call for travel health papers

Public Health journal are preparing a special travel health edition and are looking for submissions Read more

03 May 2017

Changes to the Country Information pages: Tick-borne encephalitis

NaTHNaC has reviewed and updated the tick-borne encephalitis country specific information in order to provide up-to-date recommendations for Read more

03 May 2017

Viral Hepatitis update

WHO publishes the Global Hepatitis Report 2017 and the UK adds hepatitis B vaccination to its routine childhood immunisation schedule Read more

26 Apr 2017

Measles in Europe

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

21 Apr 2017

Legionnaires’ disease in Dubai

Legionnaires’ disease reported in travellers visiting Dubai Read more

Outbreak Surveillance

26 May 2017 View Countries + Czech Republic
Tanzania

As of 25 May 2017, two cases diagnosed in Czech residents returning from Tanzania. These are the first imported cases for Czech Republic in 15 years.

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26 May 2017 India

As of 24 May 2017, India has been classified as an endemic country for the infection based on new evidence of virus circulation.

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26 May 2017 Democratic Republic of the Congo

As of 24 May 2017, two separate outbreaks of circulating vaccine derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) have been reported in the provinces of Haut Lomami and Maniema, respectively.

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26 May 2017 Democratic Republic of the Congo

As of 24 May 2017, two separate outbreaks of circulating vaccine derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) have been reported in the provinces of Haut Lomami and Maniema, respectively.

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26 May 2017 Germany

As of  24 May 2017, a dispersed outbreakof  haemolytic uraemic syndrome (HUS) and gastroenteritis involving 30 cases since December 2016 has been reported. The causative agent is VTEC Escherichia coli O157. Packaged minced meat is the most likely food vehicle. Food safety investigations 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