02 Dec 2020

COVID-19: Vaccination

Some details of the anticipated UK wide vaccination programme are announced Read more

24 Nov 2020

England to introduce COVID-19 testing for international arrivals

From 15 December 2020, travellers arriving in England can have a COVID-19 test after five days of self-isolation, potentially reducing quarantine time Read more

05 Nov 2020

COVID-19 (coronavirus): general advice for travellers

Advice for travellers from the UK on travel abroad and reducing spread of respiratory viruses during the COVID-19 outbreak Read more

05 Nov 2020

COVID-19: International travel during national restrictions

Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office updates travel advisory notice Read more

06 Nov 2020

Umrah 2020/1442H: some restrictions eased for pilgrims

A staged approach to ease current restrictions is planned Read more

03 Nov 2020

Good Practice Guidance document: a new resource for travel health practitioners

A Good Practice Guide for all those providing or planning to provide travel health services is published Read more

18 Nov 2020

COVID-19: assessing risk and advising travellers

A number of resources are available for health professionals and travellers Read more

18 Nov 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19): cruise ship travel

Advice for travellers to who have booked or are planning a cruise ship holiday Read more

05 Nov 2020

Access to medications abroad during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

Advice for British travellers overseas during the pandemic Read more

28 Oct 2020

Polio: Public Health Emergency of International Concern

An update on the polio Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) Read more

Outbreak Surveillance

Influenza A(H5N8) in Germany

04 Dec 2020 Germany + Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

As of 11 November, cases of highly pathogenic influenza A(H5N8) have been reported in farmed birds in Lärz.

Source: OIE

Animal

Air-Borne

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COVID-19 in Malaysia

04 Dec 2020 View Countries + Malaysia
Malaysia (Borneo)

Malaysia has reported an increase in case numbers. Latest case numbers are provided by World Health Organization.

Source: State

Human

Air-Borne

Updates 2

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COVID-19 (coronavirus) in brief

COVID-19 in Canary Islands (Spain)

04 Dec 2020 Spain + Canary Islands

COVID-19 cases are increasing on some islands, further information is available from the Government of the Canary islands (see Source, translation required).

Source: State

Human

Air-Borne

Updates 1

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COVID-19 in Bermuda

04 Dec 2020 Bermuda

Bermuda has reported an increase in case numbers. Latest case numbers are provided by World Health Organization.

Source: State

Human

Air-Borne

Updates 1

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COVID-19 (coronavirus) in brief

Influenza A(H5N8) in Norway

01 Dec 2020 Norway + Søredalen, Rogaland

As of 30 November 2020, the first occurrence of highly pathogenic influenza A(H5N8) has been reported in a wild bird in western Norway.

Source: OIE

Animal

Air-Borne

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Influenza A(H5N8) in Slovenia

27 Nov 2020 Slovenia + Piran

As of 17 November 2020, cases of highly pathogenic influenza A(H5N8) have been detected in swans in Piran (in the west of the country).

Source: OIE

Animal

Air-Borne

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Influenza A(H5N8) in Croatia

24 Nov 2020 Croatia + Koprivnica-Križevci

As of 17 November 2020, cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H5N8) have been reported in farmed birds in Koprivnicko-Krizevacka (in the east of the country).

Source: OIE

Animal

Air-Borne

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Yellow fever in Nigeria

23 Nov 2020 Nigeria + Bauchi
Benue
Delta
Ebonyi
Edo
Ekiti
Oyo
Enugu

As of 18 November, a total of 46 confirmed yellow fever cases have been reported, with 1,558 suspected cases under investigation. A total of 172 deaths (six yellow fever confirmed) have been reported.

Dengue in France

23 Nov 2020 France + Alpes-Maritimes
Gard
Hérault
Var

As of 17 November 2020, France has reported a total of 12 locally acquired (autochthonous) dengue cases in 2020.

Source: ECDC

Human

Vector-Borne

Updates 3

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Dengue in Italy

23 Nov 2020 Italy + Veneto

As of 17 November 2020, Italy has reported a total of 10 locally acquired (autochthonous) dengue cases in 2020.

Source: ECDC

Human

Vector-Borne

Updates 1

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Dengue in brief

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TravelHealthPro

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