13 Feb 2020

Novel coronavirus (COVID-19): general advice for travellers

Advice on preparing to travel abroad and reducing the spread of respiratory viruses during the COVID-19 outbreak Read more

13 Feb 2020

Ebola virus disease (EVD): Democratic Republic of Congo- update

World Health Organization declares that the outbreak in DRC still constitutes a public health emergency of international concern (PHEIC) under the IHR (2005) Read more

12 Feb 2020

Novel coronavirus (COVID-19)- update

Advice for travellers to China, Hong Kong, Japan, Macao, Malaysia, South Korea, Singapore, Taiwan or Thailand Read more

03 Feb 2020

Vacancy: Travel Health Adviser (Pharmacist)

PT 7.5 hours on one day each week, 12 months fixed term Deadline for applications extended to 21.02.2020 Read more

03 Feb 2020

YFVC registration: new online payment system

Important notice from NaTHNaC for all yellow fever vaccination centres (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) Read more

30 Jan 2020

Outdoor air quality information

New information is available on the Country Information pages Read more

27 Jan 2020

Yellow fever vaccination: important new guidance for health professionals

Public Health England has published guidance for health professionals managing clinical incidents or adverse vaccine associated events related to yellow fever v Read more

20 Jan 2020

The National Advice Line

There is a technical issue with the advice line Read more

17 Jan 2020

Malaria recommendation updates

The malaria recommendations for some countries have been updated Read more

14 Jan 2020

Yellow fever Green Book updated chapter

The updated yellow fever chapter in the Green Book (Immunisation against infectious disease) has been published Read more

Outbreak Surveillance

19 Feb 2020 Saint-Martin-de-Ré. France

On 13 February 2020, health authorities in France confirmed a case of rabies in a dog in Saint-Martin-en-Re, IIe de Ré. In December 2019, the animal was reportedly found in Spain and brought back to France; the most likely origin of the virus was Morocco. If you have been bitten, licked or scratched by this animal between January 17 and February 3 2020, seek medical advice.

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17 Feb 2020 Egypt

As of 16 February 2020, one case of novel coronavirus has been reported in Egypt. Latest case numbers can be found on Public Health England's website. Further novel coronavirus information is available here.

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17 Feb 2020 China

As of 16 February 2020, a total of 68,500 confirmed cases, including 1,665 deaths have been reported. Latest case numbers can be found on Public Health England's website. Further novel coronavirus information is available here.

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14 Feb 2020 View Regions + Ituri
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As of 11 February, a total of 3,432 Ebola virus disease cases were reported, including 3,309 confirmed and 123 probable cases, of which 2,253 cases died.

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12 Feb 2020 Thailand

A case of Japanese encephalitis was reported in Belgium in a traveller who had returned from Thailand. Onset of symptoms started on 30 December 2019.

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