20 Jun 2019

Updated ‘Green book’ typhoid chapter

The typhoid chapter of immunisation against infectious disease has been updated Updated ‘Green book’ typhoid chapter

Updates have been made to the typhoid chapter in the ‘Green book’ Immunisation against infectious disease’.

  • The minimum age for Vivotif oral typhoid vaccine has been lowered to 5 years in line with the Summary of Product Characteristics [1, 2]. 
  • Updates have been made to the content on epidemiology including a reminder on the development of antibiotic resistant strains of typhoid and the need to check up to date country specific recommendations for travellers.

Registration now open: 'Current Aspects of Travel Health' in Liverpool

A short travel health course to be held on 15-16 August in Liverpool Read more

Alert: Heatwave alert for mainland Europe

Hot weather advice for travellers to mainland European countries Read more

Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda

Case numbers decrease in some key areas of DRC; other areas have seen significant increases while no further cases are reported from Uganda Read more

Angola: updated recommendations for polio vaccination

Circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus (cVDPV) is confirmed in Cambulo province, Lunda Notre district, Angola Read more
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