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 Avoidance of sexual transmission of Zika virus

The United States’ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have updated recommendations for travellers on the avoidance of sexual transmission of Zika virus infection. Public Health England is currently reviewing its own recommendations for travellers on the avoidance of sexual transmission of ZIka virus infection and will update them soon. Until then, the existing guidance available on the GOV.UK Zika Pages and on the National Travel Health Network and Centre Country information pages remains valid for UK travellers.

Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Democratic Republic of Congo

Update on case numbers and advice for travellers Read more

West Nile virus transmission season 2018: European Union/EEA and EU neighbouring countries

An early start to the transmission season and an upsurge of human cases in Europe and neighbouring countries is reported Read more

TUBERCULOSIS GREEN BOOK UPDATED CHAPTER

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

CYCLOSPORA IN TRAVELLERS RETURNING FROM MEXICO

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