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

24 May 2019

Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Democratic Republic of Congo

A steady increase in cases is reported in the areas affected by the ongoing epidemic Read more

22 May 2019

Measles reminder

All travellers are advised to be up to date with measles vaccination Read more

22 May 2019

Worldwide rabies risk reminder

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

22 May 2019

Antibiotic resistance and international travel

Antimicrobial resistant infections are rising in all parts of the world Read more

17 May 2019

Vacancy at NaTHNaC – Clinical Fellow in Travel Medicine

Announcing an interesting opportunity for a Clinical Fellow to join the team Read more

09 May 2019

Hepatitis A vaccine recommendations for Turkey updated

Hepatitis A vaccine is recommended for most travellers to Turkey Read more

03 May 2019

Zika advice for Thailand updated for pregnant women

Pregnant women are advised to avoid travel to Thailand Read more

01 May 2019

Update to rabies risk for Estonia

NaTHNaC has reviewed and updated the rabies recommendations for Estonia Read more

18 Apr 2019

MHRA issue a reminder for healthcare professionals administering yellow fever vaccine

This alert highlights two reports of fatal adverse reactions to yellow fever vaccine and the importance of a detailed risk assessment before vaccination Read more

Outbreak Surveillance

24 May 2019 Nigeria

Since January 2019 a total of 930 suspected cases of yellow fever cases have been reported. 332 of these cases (3 presumed confirmed cases) were reported during the month of April.

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24 May 2019 Democratic Republic of the Congo

As of 23 May 2019, 1,866 cases (1,778 confirmed and 88 probable) have been reported, including 1,241 deaths.

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23 May 2019 Venezuela

The World Health Organization, World Malaria Report 2018 shows a sharp increase in reported malaria cases between 2010 and 2017 in Venezuela. Bolivar state reported many of the cases.

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21 May 2019 Namibia

As of 15 May 2019, seven suspected cases of Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever were reported from five regions, including one laboratory confirmed case and one death. Forty-five close contacts, including healthcare workers and family members are being followed up for 14 days.

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20 May 2019 Santa Catarina. Brazil

On 4 May 2019, a death from rabies was confirmed in a 58 year old woman living in the municipality of Gravatal, Santa Catarina State. This is the first human case of rabies in the state since 1981.

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