14 Jun 2018

PHE update Yellow fever - Chapter 35 of the Green Book

Public Health England publishes update to Immunisation against infectious disease (Green Book) Yellow fever chapter online on 14 June 2018 Read more

12 Jun 2018

Green Book – updated chapter: Japanese encephalitis

The Japanese encephalitis chapter in the Green Book (Immunisation against infectious diseases) has been updated Read more

08 Jun 2018

Summer Travel 2018: food, water and hygiene reminder

Important reminder about good food, water and personal hygiene Read more

05 Jun 2018

Zika Virus: country category updates

Implications for pregnant women, women planning pregnancy and their partners Read more

25 May 2018

India: Nipah virus outbreak in Kerala

Confirmed cases of Nipah virus infection(NiV) including fatalities and hospital admissions, have been reported in the southern state of Kerala Read more

18 May 2018

Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Democratic Republic of Congo

Update on case numbers and advice for travellers Read more

16 May 2018

Polio: Public Health Emergency of International Concern

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

15 May 2018

Yellow fever outbreak in Brazil: further expansion to risk areas- May 2018

Risk areas expanded to include the entire States of Paraná, Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul (south Brazil) Read more

Outbreak Surveillance

22 Jun 2018 Ukraine

As of 21 June 2018, a case of diphtheria has been reported. This is the second diphtheria case reported in 2018. The Ministry of Health of Ukraine are advising all Ukrainians to ensure they are up to date with combined diphtheria/tetanus vaccine.



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21 Jun 2018 Equateur. Democratic Republic of the Congo

As of 20 June 2018, a total of 60 cases, 38 confirmed, including 28 deaths, have been reported. Since 17 May 2018, no new confirmed cases have been reported in Bikoro and Wangata health zones. The last confirmed case in Iboko developed symptoms on 2 June 2018 and died on 9 June 2018


Haemorrhagic fever

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19 Jun 2018 Sierra Leone

As of 15 June 2018, a total of 16 confirmed cases, with six deaths, have been reported since the beginning of the year.


Haemorrhagic fever

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19 Jun 2018 Kenya

As of 16 June, a total of 26 human cases have now been reported, including seven confirmed cases and six deaths.



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15 Jun 2018 Cameroon

As of 14 June 2018, three suspected cholera cases, one confirmed, have been reported. All three cases are thought to have consumed food from Nigeria prior to onset of symptoms. The last notable cholera outbreak in Cameroon was reported in 2014, in the same region.


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