14 Aug 2018
Update on case numbers and advice for travellers Read more
14 Aug 2018
An early start to the transmission season and an upsurge of human cases in Europe and neighbouring countries is reported Read more
20 Jul 2018
Public Health England have updated travel recommendations and dose sparing advice for adult and paediatric hepatitis A vaccines Read more
10 Jul 2018
TravelHealthPro has been updated to reflect updates to yellow fever recommendations and certificate requirements Read more
14 Aug 2018 Zimbabwe
On 7 August 2018, a suspected outbreak of typhoid fever was reported in Gweru City. An investigation team dispatched to the area has listed a total of 1,448 cases with five deaths from 6 July to 8 August 2018. Salmonella typhi was isolated from samples sent to the National Reference Laboratory on 9 August 2018.
14 Aug 2018 Democratic Republic of the Congo
As of 3 August 2018, a total of 32 cases of circulating vaccine derived polio virus type 2 with onset in 2017 (22 cases) and 2018 (10 cases) have been confirmed. Six provinces have been affected, namely Haut-Lomami (9 cases), Maniema (2 cases), Tanganyika (15 cases), Haut Katanga (2 cases), Mongala (3 cases), and Ituri (1 case). The outbreak has been ongoing since February 2017.
14 Aug 2018 Nigeria
As of 5 August 2018, a total of 19,961 suspected cases including 293 deaths have been reported from 18 States since the beginning of 2018. In the week ending 5 August 2018 a total of 377 suspected cases (12 deaths) were reported from five states Zamfara, Katsina, Kano, Ebonyi and Sokoto. Some of the cases have been confirmed for Vibrio cholerae.
14 Aug 2018 Reunion
As of 29 July 2018, there have been 6,382 locally acquired cases of dengue since the start of the year. The main affected areas are on the western part of the island. The circulating serotype is DENV-2.
14 Aug 2018
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As of 12 August 2018, a total of 57 cases, including 41 deaths have been reported. Of the 57 cases, 30 are confirmed and 27 remain probable. An additional 58 suspected cases are being investigated. Six health zones in North Kivu Province and one neighbouring health zone in Ituri Province have reported confirmed or probable cases. Four health care workers have been affected.
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NaTHNaC, the National Travel Health Network & Centre, a UK government organisation which produces travel health guidance for healthcare professionals advising travellers and for travellers going overseas from the UK Read more