16 Mar 2018

Easter travel

Prepare in advance for a safe and enjoyable trip abroad Read more

16 Mar 2018

South Africa: malaria in Mpumalanga and Limpopo provinces

Health professionals and travellers are reminded of the importance of malaria preventive measures when visiting affected areas Read more

15 Mar 2018

Yellow fever cases in travellers: Update

Cases of yellow fever in unvaccinated travellers who visited risk areas in Brazil continue to be reported Read more

14 Mar 2018

Lassa fever on the increase in West Africa

Advice for travellers to Nigeria and the West African region Read more

27 Feb 2018

Yellow fever cases in travellers

Cases of yellow fever in unvaccinated travellers who travelled to risk areas in Brazil have been reported recently Read more

22 Feb 2018

Measles Worldwide

A reminder for travellers to be up to date with measles vaccine Read more

21 Feb 2018

Polio: Public Health Emergency of International Concern

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

07 Feb 2018

National Immunisation Training Minimum Standards

Public Health England publishes update for Registered Healthcare Practitioners Read more

Outbreak Surveillance

16 Mar 2018 France

As of 21 February 2018, a total of 429 cases have been reported between 1 January and 20 February 2018. This is a 7-fold increase compared to the same period in the previous year. Nouvelle Aquitaine Region accounts for 70% of all cases reported to date.


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16 Mar 2018 Thailand

As of 1 March 2018, a total of 349 confirmed cases have been reported in January-February this year. This is the highest number of cases recorded for any period since 2012. The number of cases recorded January-February in the  six previous years, starting with 2017 and ending with 2012, was 160, 74, 67, 38, 18, and 1, respectively.



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16 Mar 2018 Rio de Janeiro. Brazil

As of 15 March 2018, a case in an unvaccinated UK traveller to Rio de Janeiro and Ilha Grande, Brazil, has been reported.



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16 Mar 2018 Bangladesh

As of 13 March 2018, a total of 6,132 cases (182 confirmed) with 38 deaths have been reported since November 2017.



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15 Mar 2018 Borno. Nigeria

As of 13 March, an outbreak involving more than 500 cases (23 confirmed) and three deaths has been reported in Borno State. The outbreak is centred on Kukawa Local Government Area.


Food and water-borne

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