09 Aug 2018

Avoidance of sexual transmission of Zika virus

Public Health England is reviewing the recommendations for the prevention of sexual transmission of Zika virus Read more

09 Aug 2018

TUBERCULOSIS GREEN BOOK UPDATED CHAPTER

The tuberculosis chapter in the Green Book (Immunisation against infectious disease) has been published Read more

03 Aug 2018

CYCLOSPORA IN TRAVELLERS RETURNING FROM MEXICO

An increase in cases of Cyclospora infection in travellers who have recently returned from Mexico Read more

25 Jul 2018

Measles reminder

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

10 Jul 2018

Country requirements for an International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis (ICVP): key changes for 2018

TravelHealthPro has been updated to reflect updates to yellow fever recommendations and certificate requirements Read more

06 Jul 2018

Imported malaria cases in the United Kingdom in 2017

Public Health England publishes 2017 imported UK malaria cases Read more

02 Jul 2018

Country specific rabies risk and recommendations 2018 updated

Updated rabies risk and country specific recommendations Read more

02 Jul 2018

Public Health England post-exposure rabies treatment guidance published

Updated guidelines on rabies post-exposure treatment Read more

Outbreak Surveillance

10 Aug 2018 France

As of 2 August 2018, three cases of West Nile virus were reported in Nice.

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10 Aug 2018 Palencia. Spain

As of 9 August 2018, a fatal case of locally acquired Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever has been confirmed in an local resident in Castilla y León who died on 8 August 2018. The patient reported a tick bite at the end of July 2018.

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08 Aug 2018 Sokoto. Nigeria

On 5 June 2018, a circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) outbreak was confirmed in Sokoto State, Nigeria. From 30 January through 23 May 2018, ten environmental samples collected from two collection sites all tested positive for genetically-related VDPV2 viruses. No associated cases of acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) have been detected with this cVDPV2.

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08 Aug 2018 India

As of 17 July 2018, a total of 19 Nipah virus cases, including 17 deaths, were reported from Kerala State: 18 of the cases were laboratory-confirmed and the deceased index case was suspected to have Nipah virus but could not be tested.

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08 Aug 2018 Yobe. Nigeria

As of 16 June 2018, a cluster of cVDPV2 was detected in Yobe State from a stool sample from an AFP case, and an environmental sample collected on 31 May 2018. The same cVDPV2 was detected in Gombe State and Jigawa State in April 2018.

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