05 Mar 2021

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

The Annual Return for Yellow Fever Vaccination Centres (YFVCs) in England, Wales and Northern Ireland is open Read more

03 Mar 2021

Maintenance of the advice line for health professionals

The telephone advice line will be undergoing essential maintenance work on 11 March 2021 Read more

03 Mar 2021

RCN and NaTHNaC 4th Travel Health Event

The RCN and NaTHNaC have announced their first joint virtual event on Saturday 8 May 2021 Read more

25 Feb 2021

Polio: Public Health Emergency of International Concern

An update on the polio Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) Read more

03 Mar 2021

Educational events

A list of courses, conferences and study days of relevance to UK health professionals working, or wishing to work, in the field of travel medicine Read more

24 Feb 2021

COVID-19: 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

22 Feb 2021

Ebola: new outbreaks in DRC and the Republic of Guinea

Recurrence of Ebola virus disease reported in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Republic of Guinea Read more

25 Jan 2021

Changes to advice line opening hours

Advice line hours are changing from 1st February 2021 Read more

11 Jan 2021

COVID-19: Vaccination

A UK wide vaccination programme is now in progress for priority groups 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

Outbreak Surveillance

Influenza A(H9N2) in China

05 Mar 2021 China

Three new cases of human infection with avian influenza A(H9N2) virus were detected through surveillance between November 2020 and January 2021. A total of 43 cases of human infection with avian influenza A(H9N2) in China have been reported since December 2015.

Source: WHO

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Updates 1

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Ebola in DRC

04 Mar 2021 Democratic Republic of the Congo + North Kivu

As of 2 March 2021, a total of 11 cases of Ebola, including four deaths have been reported in North Kivu province.

Source: State

Human

Haemorrhagic fever

Updates 4

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Ebola virus disease in brief

Dengue in Reunion

03 Mar 2021 Reunion

As of 24 February 2021, a total of 350 dengue cases have been confirmed since the beginning of 2021. Cases are spread over 14 municipalities, with 70% of cases in the west.

Source: State

Human

Vector-Borne

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Dengue in brief

Yellow Fever in Trinidad

01 Mar 2021 Trinidad and Tobago

On 23 February 2021, an increase in the number of monkey deaths from yellow fever in South Trinidad was confirmed. No human cases of YF have been reported in Trinidad since 1979.

Source: State

Animal

Vector-Borne

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Yellow fever in brief

Ebola in Guinea

01 Mar 2021 Guinea

As of 27 February 2021, 13 confirmed cases and four probable cases have been recorded.

Source: State

Human

Haemorrhagic fever

Updates 3

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Ebola virus disease in brief

Influenza A(H5N8) in Russia

25 Feb 2021 Russia

On 20 February 2021, Russian authorities reported seven cases of highly pathogenic avian Influenza A, serotype H5N8 in poultry workers. These are the first reported cases of H5N8 in humans.

Source: ECDC

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

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cVDPV2 in Iran

25 Feb 2021 Iran + Sistan va Baluchestan

cVDPV2 has been detected in sewage in two districts in Sistan and Baluchistan province.

Source: WHO

Miscellaneous

New Post

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Polio in brief

cVDPV2 in Egypt

25 Feb 2021 Egypt

In September 2020, cVDPV2 virus was detected in sewage in Giza, Cairo with links to importation from Sudan. cVDPV2 has recently been detected in sewage in Alexandria with links to the cVDPV2 found in the River Nile state in Sudan, and one cVDPV2 detected in both Anwan and Qena in southern Egypt linked to Alexandria.

Source: WHO

Miscellaneous

New Post

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Polio in brief

cVDPV2 in Kenya

25 Feb 2021 Kenya + Mombasa County

As of the 17 February one cVDPV2 positive environmental sample was reported in Mombasa.

Source: GPEI

Miscellaneous

Updates 1

Verified

Polio in brief

COVID-19 in Timor-Leste

19 Feb 2021 Timor-Leste

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

Source: WHO

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Updates 1

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COVID-19 in brief

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Who's behind
TravelHealthPro

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