18 May 2018

Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Democratic Republic of Congo

Update on case numbers and advice for travellers Read more

16 May 2018

Polio: Public Health Emergency of International Concern

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

15 May 2018

Yellow fever outbreak in Brazil: further expansion to risk areas- May 2018

Risk areas expanded to include the entire States of Paraná, Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul (south Brazil) Read more

11 May 2018

Hajj 1439

Hajj 1439H – estimated dates for this years Hajj pilgrimage Read more

09 Apr 2018

NaTHNaC Webinar Series: Reminder

Getting to Grips with common clinical queries to the advice line Read more

05 Apr 2018

Worldwide rabies risk reminder

A reminder for travellers of the worldwide risk of rabies Read more

27 Mar 2018

Measles in Europe reminder

A reminder for travellers to mainland Europe to check they are up to date with measles vaccine Read more

16 Mar 2018

Easter travel

Prepare in advance for a safe and enjoyable trip abroad Read more

Outbreak Surveillance

24 May 2018 Narayani. Nepal

As of 18 May 2018 highly pathogenic avian influenza A (H5N1) has been detected in farmed birds. 



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24 May 2018 Kenya

As of 7 May 2018, a total of 3,233 cases have been reported since 1 January 2018. Currently, the outbreak is active in 6 counties: Garissa, Meru, Turkana, West Pokot, Machakos and Isiolo.


Food and water-borne

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WHO - Read more

24 May 2018 View Regions + Mombasa County
Lamu County
Kilifi County

As of 7 May 2018, the outbreak is ongoing in three counties: Mombasa, Lamu and Kilifi. Since December 2017, Mombasa County has reported 1,302 cases (32 laboratory confirmed). Since 26 January 2018, Lamu started reporting cases and so far, 199 cases have been reported (4 confirmed). Kilifi County has reported 7 cases (2 confirmed).



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24 May 2018 Kerala. India

As of 24 May 2018, 14 confirmed cases of Nipah viral disease (11 deaths) have been reported in Kozhikkode (10 cases) and Malappauram (4 cases) in Kerala. In addition, 22 suspected cases are being investigated.



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22 May 2018 Equateur. Democratic Republic of the Congo

As of 20 May 2018, a total of 51 cases: 28 confirmed, 21 probable and 2 suspected, with 27 deaths, have now been reported. On 21 May 2018, the Government of  the Democratic Republic of Congo, with the support of WHO, launched a vaccine campaign for high risk populations.


Haemorrhagic fever

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