06 Feb 2018
This factsheet provides an overview and advice on the points to consider when travelling with additional needs and /or disability Read more
21 Feb 2018
An update on the polio Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) Read more
12 Feb 2018
Hepatitis A vaccine recommendations and dose sparing advice for pre and post exposure immunisation and boosting from Public Health England Read more
22 Feb 2018 Sindh. Pakistan
Over 300 extensively drug-resistant (XDR) typhoid cases have emerged in Sindh, Pakistan, since November 2016. A single case of travel-associated XDR typhoid has recently been identified in the United Kingdom.
21 Feb 2018 Sweden
As of 28 January 2018, the first case for Sweden has been reported in a wild bird.
21 Feb 2018 Somalia
As of 14 February 2018, VDPV2 viruses have been detected in sewage in Mogadishu.
21 Feb 2018 United States
As of 20 February 2018, a total of 28 cases across 20 states have been reported in connection with consumption of kratom plant products (Mitragyna speciosa), which is an opioid substitute available in the form of pills, powders, and teas. The date range of onset is 13 October 2017 to 2 February 2018.
21 Feb 2018 Nigeria
As 25 January 2018, a total of 481 cases (79 confirmed) with 82 deaths have been reported since September 2017 in the states of Zamfara (257), Katsina (86), Sokoto (41), Jigawa (29), Bauchi (20), Cross River (17), Kebbi (12), Yobe (9), Kano (4), Borno (3), Adamawa (2), and Kaduna (1). Meningitis C accounted for 63% of positive cases.
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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