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Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) in ticks in Spain

26 May 2017

CCHF virus has been detected in ticks in the regions of Extremadura, Castilla-La Mancha, Castilla and León, and Madrid 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

Zika virus risk: updated country classifications

10 Mar 2017

World Health Organization country risk classifications are published; UK guidance remains the same as these new classifications are reviewed Read more

Zika virus – update and advice for travellers including pregnant women and those planning pregnancy

10 Jan 2017

Advice for travellers has been updated based on epidemiological information Read more

Malaria prevention guidelines for travellers from the UK 2016

15 Dec 2016

PHE Advisory Committee on Malaria Prevention (ACMP) have updated and reissued the malaria guidelines for UK travellers Read more

Zika update: Florida

09 Dec 2016

Latest information on the Zika virus situation in Florida Read more

Zika virus - quick links

29 Jan 2016

Need individual advice on Zika - quick links to important information are provided below 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 diseases Read more

Three new antimalarial recommendation maps added

15 Jan 2016

New antimalarial recommendation maps available for China, Dominican Republic and Mexico Read more

World Malaria Report 2015

30 Dec 2015

The World Health Organization (WHO) publishes the World Malaria Report 2015 Read more

Chikungunya virus: Pacific Islands and Oceania

28 Nov 2015

Ongoing surveillance and updated case report numbers for Chikungunya virus in Oceania and the Pacific Islands 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

Chikungunya virus: Caribbean and the Americas

19 Nov 2015

Ongoing surveillance and updated case report numbers for Chikungunya virus in Caribbean and the Americas Read more

Dengue: Hawaii

11 Nov 2015

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

Updated malaria guidelines

17 Sep 2015

Public Health England's Advisory Committee on Malaria Prevention (ACMP) has updated its ‘Guidelines for malaria prevention in travellers from the UK' Read more

Dengue in France

01 Sep 2015

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

Imported malaria: UK

12 Jun 2015

Malaria imported into the United Kingdom: 2014 Read more

Zika virus outbreak: Brazil

20 May 2015

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

Mosquito-borne diseases: Australia

19 Jan 2015

Mosquitoes in Australia transmit various diseases Read more

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Zika - Risk Assessment

10 Jan 2017

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

Dengue

04 Sep 2015

Dengue is an infection caused by the dengue virus of which there are 4 different subtypes, the disease is transmitted by mosquitoes
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Yellow fever

24 Jul 2015

Yellow fever is caused by a virus, which circulates between infected monkeys or humans and mosquitoes; the disease occurs in tropical regions of Africa and parts of South / Central AmericaRead more

Tick-borne encephalitis

06 Jul 2015

TBE is a viral infection that affects the central nervous system and may cause a spectrum of disease, from a mild short-lived illness to a more severe life-threatening illnessRead more

Chikungunya

05 May 2015

This viral infection occurs in some tropical and subtropical regions of the world, predominantly transmitted through the bite of an infected Aedes mosquitoRead more

General advice for travellers

24 Apr 2015

Advice on preparing for safe and healthy travel and some basic precautions to follow while awayRead more

Malaria resources

29 Mar 2015

Resources on prevention and management of malariaRead more

Insect and tick bite avoidance

10 Mar 2015

Travellers should reduce their risk by using bite avoidance measures described in this articleRead more

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