13 Jul 2017
Hepatitis A vaccine recommendations and dose sparing advice for pre and post exposure immunisation and boosting from Public Health England Read more
17 Jan 2018
In addition to existing and expanded risk areas, the entire state of São Paulo, Brazil should also be considered at risk for yellow fever transmission Read more
15 Jan 2018
Important notice for all Yellow Fever Vaccination Centres (YFVC) Read more
04 Dec 2017
Human and monkey cases in São Paulo State and municipalities are a public health concern Read more
19 Jan 2018 Tanganyika. Democratic Republic of the Congo
As of 17 January 2018, five new cases of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) have been reported in Tanganyika province. A total of 17 cases have been reported during the current year.
19 Jan 2018 Mombasa County. Kenya
By January 4, 2018, the Ministry of Health had reported 69 cases of Chikungunya, of which 32 samples have been tested at the Kenya Medical Research Institute Labs in Nairobi. 27 of the cases were positive while five were negative. The outbreak has affected all the six-sub counties of Mombasa namely, Mvita, Kisauni, Nyali, Changamwe, Jomvu and Likoni. Most cases are found on the island, Mvita.
17 Jan 2018 Karnataka. India
As of 15 January an outbreak has been reported in birds in Dasarahalli/ Bengaluru East, Bengaluru Urban, Karnataka state.
17 Jan 2018
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New South Wales
As of 12 January 2018, two outbreaks of hepatitis A have been reported. In New South Wales, 29 of the 30 cases are male, with 16 reporting being men who have sex with men (MSM). In Victoria, 27 confirmed cases are reported and the outbreak is affecting gay, bisexual and other MSM, and people who inject drugs.
17 Jan 2018 United States
As of 12 January 2018, a total of 25 people have been infected with strains of Salmonella from 9 different states. Investigations indicate that Coconut Tree Brand frozen shredded coconut is the likely source of this multistate outbreak.
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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