18 Jul 2019
World Health Organization issue a second alert about circulating falsified rabies vaccine and rabies immunoglobulin in the Philippines Read more
16 Jul 2019
A case of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus (cVDPV) is confirmed Read more
10 Jul 2019
World Health Organization updates to yellow fever recommendations and requirements Read more
10 Jul 2019
Zika virus advice for travellers to Ethiopia updated - pregnant women should consider postponing non-essential travel until after the pregnancy Read more
05 Jul 2019
Public Health England publishes 2018 imported UK malaria cases Read more
28 Jun 2019
A short travel health course to be held on 15-16 August in Liverpool Read more
18 Jul 2019 Democratic Republic of the Congo
As of 17 July 2019, the World Health Organization has declared that the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. This follows recent developments, including the first confirmed case in Goma, a large city in North Kivu province, on the border with Rwanda.
17 Jul 2019 British Columbia. Canada
A human case of rabies was confirmed in British Columbia; the first since 2003 in the region, and the first in Canada since 2012. The adult male was in contact with a bat in mid-May 2019 and developed symptoms six weeks later.
15 Jul 2019 Sichuan. China
A circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) has been confirmed in China. The virus was isolated from stool specimens of an acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) case from Liangshan Yi Autonomous prefecture, Sichuan province, with onset of paralysis on 25 April 2019, and is genetically linked to a VDPV2 isolated from an environmental sample from Xinjiang province, collected on 18 April 2018.
12 Jul 2019
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Between 1 January 2019 and 30 June 2019, a total of 6,889 cases of measles have been reported.
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