19 Oct 2017

Updated guidelines for malaria prevention in travellers from the UK: 2017

The Public Health England (PHE) Advisory Committee on Malaria Prevention (ACMP) has published updated malaria guidelines Read more

17 Oct 2017

Travel associated Legionnaires’ disease: Palmanova area, Majorca, Spain

Clusters of Legionnaires’ disease are reported in travellers who recently visited Palmanova in Majorca Read more

12 Oct 2017

Travelling for Diwali

Planning to celebrate Diwali abroad? Careful preparation helps ensure a safe and enjoyable trip Read more

10 Oct 2017

Plague in Madagascar

Outbreak of plague in Madagascar, with an increase in number of reported cases of pneumonic plague Read more

09 Oct 2017

New resource added: Navigating TravelHealthPro

NaTHNaC have created new video guides to help you navigate the TravelHealthPro website Read more

02 Oct 2017

Updated guidelines for malaria prevention in UK travellers coming soon

Public Health England (PHE) Advisory Committee on Malaria Prevention (ACMP) will soon be publishing updated malaria guidelines Read more

02 Oct 2017

Blood Donation deferral due to chikungunya outbreak in Italy

Travellers returning from Rome (including Vatican City) and the surrounding Lazio Region, Italy, are to defer blood donations for 28 days Read more

25 Sep 2017

Malaria cases in Europe - Summer 2017

Information about malaria cases in Europe, Summer 2017, and advice on awareness and prevention Read more

Outbreak Surveillance

23 Oct 2017 Guateng. South Africa

As of 20 October 2017, seven cases with a death have been reported in Guateng Province. Malaria is not considered endemic in this area and the most likely scenario is thought to be infected mosquitoes introduced from endemic areas in vehicles. Only 72 such cases have been reported since 2007.

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Seychelles

As of 17 October 2017, there are no confirmed cases in Seychelles. 

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20 Oct 2017 Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KPK). Pakistan

As of 19 October 2017, a total of 74,820 cases (15,828 confirmed) and 54 deaths have been reported in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province since July 2017. The majority of cases was reported in Peshawar District.

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19 Oct 2017 Eastern. Uganda

As of 19 October 2017, a fatal case in a 50-year old from Kween District, Eastern Uganda, has been confirmed. The case presented and died on 11 October 2017. Contact tracing and further investigations are under way.

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19 Oct 2017 Democratic Republic of the Congo

As of 13 October 2017, the cumulative number of cases for this year now exceeds 36,000 cases. More than 650 deaths have been reported. In all of 2016, 29,000 cases and 800 deaths were reported. Update: 28 September 2017.

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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