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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Malaria-free certification: Algeria and Argentina

The World Health Organization has granted Algeria and Argentina certification of malaria-free status Read more

Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Democratic Republic of Congo

A steady increase in cases is reported in the areas affected by the ongoing epidemic Read more

Antibiotic resistance and international travel

Antimicrobial resistant infections are rising in all parts of the world Read more

Public Health England post-exposure rabies treatment guidance published

Updated guidelines on rabies post-exposure treatment Read more

Hepatitis A vaccine recommendations for Turkey updated

Hepatitis A vaccine is recommended for most travellers to Turkey Read more
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