14 Jun 2021

International travel and demonstrating COVID-19 vaccine status

Government guidance on accessing COVID-19 vaccine status for travel Read more

04 Jun 2021

Imported malaria cases in the United Kingdom in 2019

Public Health England publishes 2019 imported UK malaria cases Read more

03 Jun 2021

Updated guidelines malaria prevention in travellers from the UK: 2021

Public Health England Advisory Committee on Malaria Prevention publish updated malaria guidelines Read more

03 Jun 2021

Polio: public health emergency of international concern

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

28 May 2021

Yellow fever vaccination recommendation maps

NaTHNaC launches a new portfolio of yellow fever vaccination maps Read more

26 May 2021

Yellow Fever: updated country certificate requirements, 2021

The WHO has published updated country requirements for a yellow fever International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis Read more

28 May 2021

Volcanic eruptions

Volcanic eruptions can cause widespread damage, disruption and pose multiple health threats Read more

24 May 2021

Worldwide rabies risk reminder

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

20 May 2021

COVID-19: cruise ship travel

Advice for travellers to who have booked or are planning a cruise ship holiday Read more

19 May 2021

COVID-19: advice for Humanitarian Aid workers

Advice for UK humanitarian aid workers deployed overseas during COVID-19 pandemic Read more

Outbreak Surveillance

Dengue in Reunion

15 Jun 2021 Reunion

As of 10 June 2021, a total of 20,800 confirmed cases of dengue have been reported since the start of the year.

Source: State

Human

Vector-Borne

Updates 2

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Dengue in brief

Monkeypox in UK ex Nigeria

11 Jun 2021 View Countries + Nigeria
United Kingdom

On 25 May 2021, the United Kingdom (UK) notified the WHO of one laboratory-confirmed case of monkeypox. The patient arrived in the UK on 8 May 2021. Prior to travel, the patient had lived and worked in Delta State, Nigeria. On 29 May 2021, monkeypox was confirmed in a family contact in the UK.

Source: WHO

Human

Imported

Haemorrhagic fever

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Influenza A(H5N1) in Latvia

08 Jun 2021 Latvia + Rojas

As of 7 June 2021, the first occurrence of highly pathogenic avian influenza A H5N1 has been detected in a herring gull.

Source: OIE

Animal

Air-borne / Droplet

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Influenza A(H10N3) in China

02 Jun 2021 China + Jiangsu

A human case of avian influenza (H10N3) has been reported. This is the first known human case of H10N3.

Source: State

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

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Leptospirosis in Australia

01 Jun 2021 Australia + New South Wales
Queensland

As of 29 May 2021, New South Wales have reported 51 cases of leptospirosis during 2021. As of 23 May 2021, Queensland have reported 91 cases during 2021. In both states, this represents an increase compared to the same period in 2017-2020.

Lassa fever in Guinea

25 May 2021 Guinea + Yomou

A confirmed case of Lassa fever was notified on 8 May 2021 at the Yomou prefecture hospital. There are 27 contacts still within the follow-up period as of 21 May 2021, of whom 15 have been actively followed-up. WHO report that community-based surveillance is weak and there are logistical problems with response measures.

Source: WHO

Human

Haemorrhagic fever

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Yellow fever in Nigeria

25 May 2021 Nigeria

Between 1 January and 30 April 2021, a total of 530 suspected cases (11 confirmed) have been reported across 33 states, including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Source: WHO

Human

Vector-Borne

Updates 10

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Yellow fever in brief

cVDPV3 in China

21 May 2021 China + Shanghai

As of 19 May 2021, one cVDPV3 positive environmental sample was reported in Shanghai.

Source: GPEI

Miscellaneous

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Polio in brief

Ebola in DRC

17 May 2021 Democratic Republic of the Congo

On 3rd May 2021, the World Health Organization announced the end of the 12th Ebola outbreak in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Source: WHO

Human

Haemorrhagic fever

Updates 6

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Ebola virus disease in brief

Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever in Spain

04 May 2021 Spain + Salamanca
Castilla y León

As of 30 April 2021, one case of Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever was confirmed by the Spanish national reference laboratory on 19 April 2021. The case was reported in a 59-year-old agricultural worker with recent exposure to ticks.

Source: ECDC

Human

Haemorrhagic fever

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Who's behind
TravelHealthPro

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