25 May 2018

India: Nipah virus outbreak in Kerala

Confirmed cases of Nipah virus infection(NiV) including fatalities and hospital admissions, have been reported in the southern state of Kerala Read more

25 May 2018

NaTHNaC Services Monday 28th May

NaTHNaC office & Telephone Advice Line closure for public holiday Read more

18 May 2018

Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Democratic Republic of Congo

Update on case numbers and advice for travellers Read more

16 May 2018

Polio: Public Health Emergency of International Concern

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

09 Apr 2018

NaTHNaC Webinar Series: Reminder

Getting to Grips with common clinical queries to the advice line Read more

05 Apr 2018

Worldwide rabies risk reminder

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

27 Mar 2018

Measles in Europe reminder

A reminder for travellers to mainland Europe to check they are up to date with measles vaccine Read more

16 Mar 2018

Easter travel

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

Outbreak Surveillance

25 May 2018 Costa Rica

As of 22 May 2018, the CDC has rescinded its malaria notice posted on 10 May 2018 regarding a case of P. falciparum malaria in a U.S. traveler who returned from Costa Rica. Initial testing showed a positive result. However, further tests at CDC’s laboratory were all negative. The conclusion is the previous tests were false positives, and that there is no evidence of malaria in this patient.


Updates 1


CDC - Read more

24 May 2018 Narayani. Nepal

As of 18 May 2018 highly pathogenic avian influenza A (H5N1) has been detected in farmed birds. 



New Post


OIE - Read more

24 May 2018 Kenya

As of 7 May 2018, a total of 3,233 cases have been reported since 1 January 2018. Currently, the outbreak is active in 6 counties: Garissa, Meru, Turkana, West Pokot, Machakos and Isiolo.


Food and water-borne

Updates 10


WHO - Read more

24 May 2018 View Regions + Mombasa County
Lamu County
Kilifi County

As of 7 May 2018, the outbreak is ongoing in three counties: Mombasa, Lamu and Kilifi. Since December 2017, Mombasa County has reported 1,302 cases (32 laboratory confirmed). Since 26 January 2018, Lamu started reporting cases and so far, 199 cases have been reported (4 confirmed). Kilifi County has reported 7 cases (2 confirmed).



Updates 4


WHO - Read more

24 May 2018 Kerala. India

As of 24 May 2018, 14 confirmed cases of Nipah viral disease (11 deaths) have been reported in Kozhikkode (10 cases) and Malappauram (4 cases) in Kerala. In addition, 22 suspected cases are being investigated.



Updates 1


State - Read more

Advice Line for
health professionals

0845 602 6712

(local call rate)


  • Mondays to Fridays 09:00 – 11:00


  • Mondays and Fridays 13:00 – 14:00
  • Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays
    13:00 – 15:30

Click for more details

Yellow Fever Vaccination Programme


Yellow Fever Vaccination Centre Search


Who's behind

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