18 Feb 2019

Ebola virus disease (EVD) In Democratic Republic of Congo

The Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak is continuing with moderate intensity Read more

14 Feb 2019

Measles cases in Val Thorens: France

Travellers to the area should check that they are protected against measles Read more

14 Feb 2019

Travelling to the USA for the 24th World Scouting Jamboree 2019?

Travel health advice for the World Scouting Jamboree in West Virginia USA, July 2019 Read more

14 Feb 2019

Country focus: India

Most travellers have a safe trip, however, there are potential health hazards in India Read more

11 Feb 2019

Reminder: Annual Return for Yellow Fever Vaccination Centres (YFVC) now due

Important notice to all YFVC in England, Wales and Northern Ireland Read more

05 Feb 2019

Country specific Japanese Encephaltitis risk and recommendations 2019 updated

Updated Japanese encephalitis risk and country specific recommendations Read more

04 Feb 2019

Medical product alert: falsified rabies vaccine - Philippines

A report of falsified rabies vaccine circulating in the Philippines Read more

04 Feb 2019

NaTHNaC Webinar: update

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

31 Jan 2019

Updated guidelines for malaria prevention in travellers from the UK: 2018

Public Health England (PHE) Advisory Committee on Malaria Prevention (ACMP) has published updated malaria guidelines Read more

24 Jan 2019

Annual Return for Yellow Fever Vaccination Centres 1 Jan – 31 Dec 2018

The Annual Return for YFVC in England, Wales and Northern Ireland is OPEN Read more

Outbreak Surveillance

19 Feb 2019 View Regions + Kouilou
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An outbreak of Chikungunya disease was notified to WHO by the Republic of Congo on 9 January 2019. The first cases were identified on 7 January 2019, with symptom onset on 3 January 2019. As of 13 February 2019, there have been a total of 1691 suspected cases, of which 12 have been laboratory confirmed in two departments, Kouilou and Pool.

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19 Feb 2019 Lusaka. Zambia

As of 13 February 2019, a total of four confirmed cholera cases were reported from the Lusaka district. The index case presented at the hospital on 29 January 2019. No deaths have been reported.

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19 Feb 2019 Nouakchott. Mauritania

A 32-year-old male from Nouakchott with onset of symptoms on 6 February 2019 was confirmed by serology testing for Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever on 11 February 2019 after the presentation of clinical signs and symptoms indicative of the disease at the National Hospital. He had reportedly slaughtered a sheep ten days prior to symptom onset.

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19 Feb 2019 Nigeria

Since the beginning of the outbreak in September 2017, 311 suspected cases and 7 deaths have been reported in 26 states. Of these, 132 were confirmed in 17 states. Six cases, of which three confirmed, were reported in January 2019.

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19 Feb 2019 Democratic Republic of the Congo

The cholera outbreak in Democratic Republic of the Congo is ongoing since 2015. From 1 January through 27 January 2019, 927 suspected cases and 32 deaths were reported in 16 out of 27 health zones. The city of Lubumbashi remains the epicenter of the outbreak with nine out of 11 affected health zones affected and 815 suspected cases reported.

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