29 Jun 2017

Changes to the Country Information pages: meningitis ACWY vaccine recommendations

NaTHNaC has reviewed and updated the meningitis ACWY vaccine recommendations for Burundi, Rwanda and Tanzania to provide up-to-date recommendations Changes to the Country Information pages: meningitis ACWY vaccine recommendations

Following a recent review of the epidemiology of meningitis there is a new recommendation for meningitis ACWY vaccine for some travellers to Burundi, Rwanda and Tanzania.

Please see the relevant Country Information pages and the epidemiological rationale for further information.

Extensively drug-resistant typhoid fever in Pakistan

An outbreak of extensively drug-resistant (XDR) typhoid fever has been reported in Pakistan Read more

Polio: Public Health Emergency of International Concern

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

Change to yellow fever vaccination certificate requirement for French Guiana

A yellow fever vaccination certificate is now required for all travellers aged 1 year or over going to French Guiana Read more

South Africa – Malaria: updated risk areas and advice

The risk areas for malaria transmission in South Africa have been reviewed by the South African authorities resulting in changes to guidance for UK travellers Read more

Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Democratic Republic of Congo

Update on case numbers and advice for travellers Read more
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