14 Aug 2018

Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Democratic Republic of Congo

Update on case numbers and advice for travellers Read more

14 Aug 2018

West Nile virus transmission season 2018: European Union/EEA and EU neighbouring countries

An early start to the transmission season and an upsurge of human cases in Europe and neighbouring countries is reported Read more

09 Aug 2018

Avoidance of sexual transmission of Zika virus

Public Health England is reviewing the recommendations for the prevention of sexual transmission of Zika virus Read more

09 Aug 2018

TUBERCULOSIS GREEN BOOK UPDATED CHAPTER

The tuberculosis chapter in the Green Book (Immunisation against infectious disease) has been published Read more

23 Jul 2018

Regional insect and tick bite information

New regional risk information is available on the NaTHNaC Country Information pages Read more

20 Jul 2018

Hepatitis A vaccination: temporary recommendations - update

Public Health England have updated travel recommendations and dose sparing advice for adult and paediatric hepatitis A vaccines Read more

19 Jul 2018

Travelling to celebrate Pride?

A reminder for travellers to international Pride events to be aware of sexual health risks Read more

10 Jul 2018

Country requirements for an International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis (ICVP): key changes for 2018

TravelHealthPro has been updated to reflect updates to yellow fever recommendations and certificate requirements Read more

Outbreak Surveillance

17 Aug 2018 Norway

As of 14 August 2018, six cases of Vibrio infection and one Shewanella infection, associated with bathing in the Oslo Fjord, were reported. In addition, 27 cases reported mild vibrio sore and ear infections.

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17 Aug 2018 French Guiana

As of 13 August 2018, one case of yellow fever was reported in a coastal area of French Guiana. This is the second case in a year, with a previous case diagnosed in August 2017.

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16 Aug 2018 Slovenia

As of 5 August 2018,105 cases of tick-borne encephalitis were reported in Slovenia. In comparison, 104 and 82 cases were reported for the whole of 2017 and 2016 respectively.

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16 Aug 2018 Switzerland

As of 7 August 2018, 262 cases of tick-borne encephalitis were reported in Switzerland. This is the highest ever recorded number of cases in a multi-year comparison conducted from 2000

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15 Aug 2018 Luanda. Angola

As of 29 June 2018, one case of dracunculiasis (guinea worm) was reported in Angola, a country not known to have had any cases in the past.

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