23 Jun 2017

HEPATITIS A VACCINE SHORTAGE: IMPLICATIONS AND ADVICE FOR CLINICAL PRACTICE

Public Health England and NaTHNaC offer guidance for health professionals during the current hepatitis A vaccine shortage Read more

15 Jun 2017

Hepatitis A vaccine shortage: implications and advice for clinical practice

Public Health England and NaTHNaC offer guidance for health professionals during the current hepatitis A vaccine shortage Read more

15 Jun 2017

Changes to the Country Information Pages: Hepatitis A vaccine recommendations

NaTHNaC has reviewed and updated the hepatitis A country specific information and vaccine recommendations to provide up-to-date recommendations for travellers and travel health professionals Read more

14 Jun 2017

World Pride in Spain

A reminder for those travelling to World Pride in Madrid, 23 June to 2 July 2017, to be aware of potential health risks, particularly sexual health risks Read more

01 Jun 2017

Travel Health Competence conference June 2017

Conference with RCN on 24th June 2017 is now full (waiting list only) Read more

01 Jun 2017

Summer Holiday Travel 2017

A reminder to check out country specific and general travel health advice in preparation for the summer holiday season Read more

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

Outbreak Surveillance

23 Jun 2017 South Africa

As of 22 June 2017, the first outbreak for South Africa has been reported in poultry.

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23 Jun 2017 United Arab Emirates

As of 20 June 2017, a total of 65 travel-associated legionellosis cases with a history of visit to Dubai within 2–10 days prior to illness and with onset since 1 October 2016, have been reported by thirteen European countries. Case numbers reported in February and April 2017 continue to be significantly above that observed in recent years. The most recent onset was 25 May 2017. No single source has been identified.

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Air-Borne

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23 Jun 2017 Nauru

As of 18 June 2017, a total of 964 cases with three deaths have been reported from January through May 2017.

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Vector-Borne

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23 Jun 2017 Syria

As of 21 June 2017, 15 new cases of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) were reported in the past week, bringing the total to 17. The cases are from Mayadeen district, Deir-Al-Zour governorate (16 cases), and Raqua district, Raqua governorate (1).  All cases had onset of paralysis between 3 March and 23 May 2017.

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Food and water-borne

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22 Jun 2017 Democratic Republic of the Congo

As of 9 June 2017, a total of four cVDPV2 cases and a cVDPV1 case have been confirmed.

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Food and water-borne

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