15 Aug 2017

Do you use the TravelHealthPro website for work? User feedback request

5 minute survey: your feedback is appreciated to help us plan future development Read more

14 Aug 2017

Malaria imported into the UK 2016

Public Health England publish the annual malaria data for 2016 Read more

14 Aug 2017

Chikungunya: Var department, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region, mainland France

First locally acquired case of chikungunya reported in France since 2014 Read more

03 Aug 2017

Zika virus – update and advice for travellers

Following an expert review, three risk ratings for areas of Zika virus transmission have been defined - Advice for travellers visiting these areas has been updated Read more

28 Jul 2017

Cyclospora in travellers returning from Mexico

A cluster of cases of Cyclospora infection in travellers who have recently returned from Mexico Read more

06 Jul 2017

Anti-malaria tablets: one brand of atovaquone/proguanil to be available to purchase without prescription

A brand of anti-malaria tablet, previously available by prescription only, will shortly be available from pharmacies as an Over the Counter (OTC) medicine Read more

06 Jul 2017

BCG vaccine availability

BCG supply has resumed for those who are eligible to receive vaccine Read more

30 Jun 2017

Health requirements for Hajj and Umra pilgrims 2017

The Ministry of Health of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have published their requirements and recommendations for pilgrims and seasonal workers Read more

Outbreak Surveillance

22 Aug 2017 Romania

As of 18 August 2017, the total number of confirmed measles cases is 8,803, with 32 deaths since January 2016. 

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22 Aug 2017 Pakistan

As of 17th August 2017, a total of 41 confirmed cases have been reported this year (16 from Balochistan, 15 from Punjab, 7 from KPK and 3 from FATA). The CCHF virus is transmitted to people either by tick bites or through contact with infected animal blood or tissues. 

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Haemorrhagic fever

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22 Aug 2017 United States

As of 21 August 2017, 961 Salmonella infections (215 hospitalisations and 1 death) in people who had contact with live poultry in backyard flock are being investigated in 10 separate multistate outbreaks. Careful hand washing after handling backyard birds, their eggs, or anything in their environment is recommended.

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Miscellaneous

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21 Aug 2017 Serbia

As of 18 August 2017, a case was reported in a newly affected area.

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Vector-Borne

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18 Aug 2017 View Countries + Germany
Zambia

As of 16 August 2017, a German traveller has been diagnosed with human African trypanosomiasis (HAT) shortly after a trip to South Luangwa National Park, Zambia, in August 2017.

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Vector-Borne

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