19 Jan 2018

Humanitarian Aid workers to Bangladesh

NEW - Updated recommendations for aid workers travelling to assist with the Rohingya refugee crisis in Bangladesh Read more

18 Jan 2018

Travelling to Carnival?

Careful preparation and planning helps travellers enjoy a safe and healthy carnival trip Read more

17 Jan 2018

Yellow fever outbreak Brazil: Updated recommendation for Sao Paulo state/city

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

Yellow fever vaccine use 2017: Annual Return for YFVC now due

Important notice for all Yellow Fever Vaccination Centres (YFVC) Read more

04 Jan 2018

ABTA publishes Travel Trends report

Highlighting key destinations and the importance of good preparations before you go Read more

20 Dec 2017

Country-specific dengue recommendations 2017

NaTHNaC has updated the country-specific recommendations for dengue Read more

20 Dec 2017

Measles reminder

Ensure all travellers are up to date with measles vaccination Read more

04 Dec 2017

Yellow fever outbreak Brazil: São Paulo State/City revised

Human and monkey cases in São Paulo State and municipalities are a public health concern Read more

Outbreak Surveillance

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.

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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.

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Vector-Borne

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17 Jan 2018 Karnataka. India

As of 15 January an outbreak has been reported in birds in Dasarahalli/ Bengaluru East, Bengaluru Urban, Karnataka state.

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Air-Borne

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17 Jan 2018 View Regions + New South Wales
Victoria

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.

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Miscellaneous

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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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Food and water-borne

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