20 Aug 2019

Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Democratic Republic of Congo and update to Uganda

The Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak continues in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC); the outbreak in Uganda is contained Read more

15 Aug 2019

Summer Travel 2019: food, water and hygiene reminder

A reminder about the importance of good food, water and personal hygiene during summer travel Read more

14 Aug 2019

Benin: updated recommendations for polio vaccination

Circulating vaccine derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) has been confirmed Read more

14 Aug 2019

Dengue reminder for travellers

A reminder for travellers of the risk of dengue Read more

29 Jul 2019

Myanmar: New outbreak of circulating vaccine derived poliovirus (cVDPV)

Circulating vaccine derived poliovirus type 1 (cVDPV1) has been detected in Kayin Province, Myanmar Read more

22 May 2019

Measles reminder

All travellers are advised to be up to date with measles vaccination Read more

25 Jul 2019

Heatwave alert for mainland Europe

Hot weather advice for travellers to mainland European countries Read more

23 Jul 2019

E.coli advice for travellers to Egypt

Public Health England has issued advice to people travelling to Egypt Read more

22 Jul 2019

DRC: Ebola outbreak declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern

The meeting of the Emergency Committee convened by the WHO Director General under International Health Regulations took place on Wednesday 17 July 2019 Read more

22 Jul 2019

Ghana: updated recommendations for polio vaccination

Circulating vaccine derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV) has been detected in an environmental sample during routine surveillance Read more

Outbreak Surveillance

19 Aug 2019 Beijing. China

As of 19 August 2019, one case of H5N6 was reported in Beijing, China.

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19 Aug 2019 View Regions + North Kivu
South Kivu

As of 16 August 2019, cases of Ebola have been reported in two new health zones; one case in Pinga, North Kiru province and three cases in Mwenga, South Kivu province. These are the first cases reported in South Kivu.

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13 Aug 2019 Borgou. Benin

WHO was informed of the isolation of cVDPV2 from a case of acute flaccid paralysis in Kalalé district, Borgou province, bordering Nigeria on 8 August 2019, in a three year old boy who had onset of paralysis on 7 July 2019, with unknown OPV vaccination status.

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09 Aug 2019 Misiones. Argentina

As of 14 July 2019, 89 cases of leptospirosis have been reported in Misiones in 2019, compared with 19 cases reported during the same period in 2018.

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09 Aug 2019 Regiao Du Sul. Brazil

As of 16 July 2019, 921 leptospirosis cases have been reported in Regiao do Sul in 2019.

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