12 Dec 2018

Joint RCN Public Health Forum and NaTHNaC Travel Health Conference

Saturday 9 February 2019- registration is now open Read more

12 Dec 2018

Country-specific typhoid risk and vaccine recommendations updated

A review of the risk of typhoid and country-specific recommendations Read more

10 Dec 2018

Polio: Public Health Emergency of International Concern

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

28 Nov 2018

Planning a winter sun holiday?

Follow our advice for a safe and enjoyable trip Read more

22 Nov 2018

WHO publishes World Malaria Report 2018

On 19 November 2018 World Health Organization (WHO) publishes the World Malaria Report 2018 Read more

21 Nov 2018

Country yellow fever certificate requirement updates

World Health Organization updates to yellow fever recommendations and requirements Read more

20 Nov 2018

Hepatitis B vaccine supply for travellers

PHE guidance on the supply of hepatitis B vaccine to the UK Read more

16 Nov 2018

Updated information on country yellow fever certificate requirements

World Health Organization have published updates in International Travel and Health Read more

12 Nov 2018

Worldwide rabies risk - reminder for travellers

NaTHNaC reminds all travellers of the global risk of rabies Read more

17 Oct 2018

Zika virus transmission: Change to risk category, Rajasthan, India

The first cases of Zika virus are reported from Rajasthan, India Read more

Outbreak Surveillance

14 Dec 2018 Democratic Republic of the Congo

As of 11 December 2018, 505 EVD cases (457 confirmed and 48 probable), including 296 deaths, have been reported.


Haemorrhagic fever

Updates 27


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12 Dec 2018 Tunisia

As of 30 November 2018, a total of 377 cases of West Nile fever including two deaths. Of these cases, 65 cases are probable and 49 cases are laboratory confirmed.



Updates 1


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11 Dec 2018 Salto. Uruguay

On 5 December 2018, Uruguay reported the first confirmed human visceral leishmaniasis case in the country. The disease was first detected in dogs in 2015.



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11 Dec 2018 View Countries + Benin

As of 7 December 2018, a case has been reported in a Benin national, normally resident in Taberou, Nigeria (near the border with Benin), who returned to a hospital in Parakou commune, Borgou department, Benin for treatment. Contact tracing is ongoing.



Haemorrhagic fever

Updates 4


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11 Dec 2018 View Regions + Tshuapa

As of 7 December 2018, a total of 15 yellow fever cases have been confirmed by the National Reference Laboratory in 2018. Three of these cases have been confirmed externally by the Institute Pasteur in Dakar, Senegal.



Updates 2


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