25 Jan 2021

COVID-19: Vaccines

Information on COVID-19 vaccines in the UK Read more

25 Jan 2021

Changes to telephone advice line opening hours for health professionals

The advice line hours are changing from 1st February 2021 Read more

21 Jan 2021

COVID-19 (coronavirus): general advice for travellers

Advice for travellers from the UK on travel abroad and reducing spread of respiratory viruses during the COVID-19 outbreak Read more

21 Jan 2021

COVID-19: new virus variants

A number of new COVID-19 virus variants have been identified across the world Read more

19 Jan 2021

England to introduce mandatory COVID-19 testing for international arrivals

International arrivals will be required to prove negative COVID-19 test result before departure for England Read more

13 Jan 2021

Access to Healthcare in EU and EEA after EU Exit

The United Kingdom government has updated advice for UK nationals on accessing state healthcare in the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland Read more

30 Dec 2020

COVID-19: advice for Humanitarian Aid workers

Advice for UK humanitarian aid workers deployed overseas during COVID-19 pandemic Read more

23 Dec 2020

Umrah 2020/1442H: some restrictions eased for pilgrims

A staged approach to ease current restrictions is planned Read more

23 Dec 2020

Resuscitation Council UK publish anaphylaxis guidance for vaccination providers

Updated information for health professionals involved in vaccination programmes Read more

11 Dec 2020

Notice: Yellow Fever Vaccination Centres - Annual Return for YFVCs (1 January - 31 December 2020)

Information about the Annual Return for Yellow Fever Vaccination Centres (YFVCs) in England, Wales and Northern Ireland Read more

Outbreak Surveillance

Influenza A(H5N8) in Hong Kong

19 Jan 2021 Hong Kong (China)

As of 14 January 2021, a new strain of a listed disease has been reported: highly pathogenic avian influenza A, serotype H5N8 was detected in two faecal environmental samples from wild birds.

Source: OIE

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Influenza A(H5N1) in Cambodia

15 Jan 2021 Cambodia

As of 14 January 2021, cases of highly pathogenic influenza A(H5N1) have been reported in farmed birds in this country.

Source: OIE

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Influenza A(H5N6) in Vietnam

15 Jan 2021 Vietnam

As of 14 January 2021, cases of highly pathogenic influenza A(H5N6) have been reported in farmed birds in this country.

Source: OIE

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Influenza A(H5N5) in Taiwan

15 Jan 2021 Taiwan

As of 13 January 2021, cases of highly pathogenic influenza A(H5N5) have been reported in farmed birds in this country.

Source: OIE

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Influenza A(H5N8) in Poland

15 Jan 2021 Poland

As of 13 January 2021, cases of highly pathogenic influenza A(H5N8) have been reported in farmed birds in this country.

Source: OIE

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COVID-19 in St Vincent and the Grenadines

15 Jan 2021 St Vincent and the Grenadines

This country has reported an increase in case numbers. Latest case numbers are provided by World Health Organization.

Source: State

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Air-borne / Droplet

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COVID-19 (coronavirus) in brief

European Bat lyssavirus type 1 in France

14 Jan 2021 France + Limoges

On 9 January 2021, the Insitute Pasteur reported European Bat Lyssavirus type 1 in a person who died in August 2019 in Limoges.

Source: Insitute Pasteur

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Influenza A(H5N8) in Hungary

13 Jan 2021 Hungary

As of 11 January 2021, cases of highly pathogenic influenza A(H5N8) have been reported in wild and farmed birds in Hungary.

Source: OIE

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Influenza A(H5N8) in India

13 Jan 2021 India + Kerala

Between 21 and 28 December 2020, five outbreaks of of highly pathogenic influenza A(H5N8) have been reported in farmed birds in Alappuzha, Kerala.

Source: OIE

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Influenza A(H5N8) in Iran

13 Jan 2021 Iran

As of 2 January 2021, cases of highly pathogenic influenza A(H5N8) have been reported in farmed birds in Iran.

Source: OIE

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TravelHealthPro

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