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Worldwide Dengue reminder

26 Nov 2019

Dengue is a mosquito spread virus commonly found in urban and semi-urban tropical areas of Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Central and South America and the Pacific Islands Read more

Country Focus: Nigeria

05 Jun 2019

Pre-travel advice for those going to Nigeria Read more

Zika virus (ZIKV) update to guidance

27 Feb 2019

The guidance on preventing sexual transmission of ZIKV and risk area classification has been reviewed Read more

Dengue outbreak in the Caribbean

21 Feb 2019

An outbreak of dengue has been reported from Jamaica Read more

Travelling for a winter holiday?

04 Feb 2019

Advice for a safe and enjoyable trip Read more

WHO publishes World Malaria Report 2018

22 Nov 2018

On 19 November 2018 World Health Organization (WHO) publishes the World Malaria Report 2018 Read more

Dengue in France and Spain

22 Oct 2018

Locally acquired dengue reported in southern France and Spain Read more

Zika virus transmission: Change to risk category, Rajasthan, India

17 Oct 2018

The first cases of Zika virus are reported from Rajasthan, India Read more

Imported malaria cases in the United Kingdom in 2017

06 Jul 2018

Public Health England publishes 2017 imported UK malaria cases Read more

South Africa: malaria in Mpumalanga and Limpopo provinces

16 Mar 2018

Health professionals and travellers are reminded of the importance of malaria preventive measures when visiting affected areas Read more

Country-specific dengue recommendations 2017

20 Dec 2017

NaTHNaC has updated the country-specific recommendations for dengue Read more

India added as a moderate risk area for Zika virus transmission

26 May 2017

Zika virus advice for travellers to India updated, pregnant women should consider postponing non-essential travel until after the pregnancy Read more

Summer holidays reminder: prevention of Zika virus infection

08 Jul 2016

A reminder to those planning to travel abroad as the summer holidays approach Read more

Dengue: Uruguay

24 Feb 2016

First cases of locally acquired dengue reported from Uruguay Read more

Public Health England publishes dengue report: 2014

26 Nov 2015

2014 report of dengue in England, Wales and Northern Ireland associated with travel Read more

Zika Virus: The Americas

20 Nov 2015

International spread of Zika virus with first locally acquired cases in Suriname Read more

Dengue: Egypt

19 Nov 2015

An outbreak of Dengue has been reported in the Dayrout District of Assiut Governorate Read more

Dengue: Hawaii

11 Nov 2015

First cluster of locally acquired dengue fever in Hawaii since 2011 Read more

Dengue in France

01 Sep 2015

2 cases of locally acquired dengue reported in Nimes, Languedoc-Roussillon region of France Read more

Zika virus outbreak: Brazil

20 May 2015

Cases have been confirmed in Rio Grande do Norte and Bahia states Read more

Outbreak Surveillance

01 Jul 2020 Florida. United States

As of 26 June 2020, a total of 10 cases of dengue fever have been confirmed for 2020. All indications are that these infections were locally acquired.

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04 Dec 2019 Florida. United States

As of 30 November 2019, a total of 14 cases of locally acquired dengue fever have now been reported in Florida for 2019.

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27 Nov 2019 Easter Island (Chile)

As of 18 November 2019, a new outbreak of DENV1 is registered with 29 native cases and 4 imported cases. In addition to the above, an imported case of DENV2 is confirmed for the first time on the Island.

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27 Sep 2019 Alpes-Maritimes. France

As of 27 September 2019, five cases of locally acquired dengue have been reported in the Alpes-Martitimes region of France.

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19 Sep 2019 Guam

On 17 September 2019 The Guam Department of Public Health and Social Services confirmed a second case of locally acquired dengue infection.

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18 Sep 2019 Catalonia. Spain

A locally acquired case of dengue has been reported in a Barcelona resident. Vector control measures are being implemented. This is the second locally acquired case in Catalonia, the previous case was reported in November 2018.

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03 Sep 2019 Dominican Republic

As of 28 August 2019, 8074 cases of dengue were reported, including 12 deaths, in 2019. Case numbers reported are higher than previous years.

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31 Jul 2019 Singapore

As of 27 July 2019, a total of 8,632 dengue cases have been reported in 2019, which is more than five times the total number of cases reported in the same period last year.

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04 Jul 2019 Honduras

As of 8 June 2019, an outbreak of dengue has been reported with 11,436 cases. The most affected departments are Cortés (4,200 cases), Yoro (1,083 cases), Olancho (855 cases) and Santa Bárbara (643 cases).

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Factsheets

Diseases transmitted by insects and ticks in Europe

14 Aug 2019

Depending on destination, travellers may be at risk of a number of different diseases spread by insects or ticks in EuropeRead more

Zika: Risk assessment

27 Feb 2019

Factors health professionals should consider when advising those travelling to Zika virus affected areasRead more

Dengue

18 Dec 2017

Dengue is an infection caused by the dengue virus of which there are four different subtypes. The disease is transmitted by mosquitoes Read more

Diseases transmitted by insects and ticks in the Americas

19 Jan 2016

Depending on the destination, travellers may be at risk of a number of different diseasesRead more

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