12 Nov 2018

Worldwide rabies risk - reminder for travellers

NaTHNaC reminds all travellers of the global risk of rabies Read more

22 Oct 2018

Dengue in France and Spain

Locally acquired dengue reported in southern France and Spain Read more

17 Oct 2018

Zika virus transmission: Change to risk category, Rajasthan, India

The first cases of Zika virus are reported from Rajasthan, India Read more

08 Oct 2018

Travelling for Diwali

Celebrating Diwali abroad? Careful preparation helps ensure a safe and enjoyable trip Read more

03 Oct 2018

Niger: circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus (cVDPV)

Two cases of cVDPV have been reported from Zinder province, Niger Read more

24 Sep 2018

Rabies vaccine availability

Information for health professionals Read more

20 Sep 2018

Changes to the Country Information pages: Tuberculosis

NaTHNaC has reviewed and updated the tuberculosis (TB) country specific information in order to provide up-to-date recommendations for travellers and travel hea Read more

13 Sep 2018

Monkeypox cases in UK (ex Nigeria)

Two cases of monkeypox have been diagnosed in England Read more

10 Sep 2018

Extensively drug-resistant typhoid fever in Pakistan

An outbreak of extensively drug-resistant (XDR) typhoid fever has been reported in Pakistan Read more

Outbreak Surveillance

13 Nov 2018 Democratic Republic of the Congo

As of 10 November 2018, 329 Ebola virus disease cases (294 confirmed and 35 probable), including 205 deaths (170 confirmed and 35 probable), have been reported. Three new health zones have reported confirmed cases during the reporting week: Mutwanga Health Zone close to Uganda border confirmed one new case on 7 November 2018 while Kyondo Health Zone close to Butembo reported one confirmed case on 8 November 2018. Musienene Health Zone (which had a probable case previously) reported aconfirmed EVD case on 9 November 2018.


Haemorrhagic fever

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12 Nov 2018 View Countries + Morocco
United Kingdom

In November 2018, a UK resident died after becoming infected with rabies following a cat bite during a visit to Morocco.



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12 Nov 2018 Ngamiland District. Botswana

As of 8 November 2018, an outbreak of rabies affecting livestock has been reported in Ngamiland District. Cases are normally detected in dogs, however livestock such as cattle, goats and donkeys have been affected.



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01 Nov 2018 Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples' Region. Ethiopia

From 21 August through 26 October 2018, a total of 38 cases (33 suspected and 5 confirmed), including 11 deaths were reported from South Nation, Nationalities and Peoples (SNNP) Region of southwest Ethiopia neighbouring South Sudan and Kenya. Of 21 samples sent for testing, preliminary results showed five cases positive for yellow fever. 



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01 Nov 2018 Democratic Republic of the Congo

Between 1 January and 14 October 2018, a total of 34, 621 cases of measles (505 confirmed) have been reported, with 437 deaths. Since June 2018, there has been an increasing trend in the weekly number of cases.


Close association

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