22 Mar 2019

Travellers’ diarrhoea: factsheet update

Advice on the use of antibiotics for standby treatment of diarrhoea has been updated Travellers’ diarrhoea: factsheet update
Health professionals seeking information about the use of standby antibiotics for patients at high risk of severe illness should they develop travellers’ diarrhoea are advised to access revised guidance from NICE and Public Health England [1,2]. Information is provided in our recently updated factsheet: travellers’diarrhoea.

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Heatwave alert for mainland Europe

Hot weather advice for travellers to mainland European countries Read more

E.coli advice for travellers to Egypt

Public Health England has issued advice to people travelling to Egypt Read more

DRC: Ebola outbreak declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern

The meeting of the Emergency Committee convened by the WHO Director General under International Health Regulations took place on Wednesday 17 July 2019 Read more

Ghana: updated recommendations for polio vaccination

Circulating vaccine derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV) has been detected in an environmental sample during routine surveillance Read more

Rabies case in Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada

A case of human rabies as been reported following exposure to a bat on Vancouver Island Read more
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