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
27 Feb 2019
The guidance on preventing sexual transmission of ZIKV and risk area classification has been reviewed Read more
21 Feb 2019
An outbreak of dengue has been reported from Jamaica Read more
22 Nov 2018
On 19 November 2018 World Health Organization (WHO) publishes the World Malaria Report 2018 Read more
22 Oct 2018
Locally acquired dengue reported in southern France and Spain Read more
17 Oct 2018
The first cases of Zika virus are reported from Rajasthan, India Read more
06 Jul 2018
Public Health England publishes 2017 imported UK malaria cases Read more
16 Mar 2018
Health professionals and travellers are reminded of the importance of malaria preventive measures when visiting affected areas Read more
20 Dec 2017
NaTHNaC has updated the country-specific recommendations for dengue Read more
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
08 Jul 2016
A reminder to those planning to travel abroad as the summer holidays approach Read more
26 Nov 2015
2014 report of dengue in England, Wales and Northern Ireland associated with travel Read more
20 Nov 2015
International spread of Zika virus with first locally acquired cases in Suriname Read more
19 Nov 2015
An outbreak of Dengue has been reported in the Dayrout District of Assiut Governorate Read more
11 Nov 2015
First cluster of locally acquired dengue fever in Hawaii since 2011 Read more
01 Sep 2015
2 cases of locally acquired dengue reported in Nimes, Languedoc-Roussillon region of France Read more
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
27 Feb 2019
Factors health professionals should consider when advising those travelling to Zika virus affected areasRead more
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
19 Jan 2016
Depending on the destination, travellers may be at risk of a number of different diseasesRead more