21 Nov 2019

Review of serious adverse events following yellow fever vaccination

New recommendations for clinical practice with strengthened measures to minimise the risk of serious and fatal reactions post vaccination are published Read more

18 Nov 2019

Measles vaccination: infants from six months to under 12 months of age travelling overseas

In some circumstances, measles vaccination should be considered for this age group Read more

15 Nov 2019

Travel Health 2020 - Joint NaTHNaC and RCN Travel Health Conference

Saturday 8 February 2020 - registration now open Read more

06 Nov 2019

Air pollution: New Delhi, India

Travellers are advised to take sensible precautions to minimise their exposure to high levels of air pollution Read more

31 Oct 2019

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

The meeting of the International Health Regulations (2005) Emergency Committee for Ebola virus disease (EVD) in DRC took place on 18 October 2019 Read more

25 Oct 2019

‘Current aspects of travel health’ course March 2020

A single day update for health professionals will be held on 26 March in London Read more

25 Oct 2019

Chad, Togo and Zambia: updated recommendations for polio vaccination

Circulating vaccine derived poliovirus type 2 has been confirmed by the World Health Organization in these African countries Read more

10 Oct 2019

Polio: Public Health Emergency of International Concern

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

04 Oct 2019

Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Democratic Republic of congo with update to Tanzania

The Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak continues in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Read more

03 Oct 2019

Country-specific cholera recommendations 2019

NaTHNaC has updated the country-specific recommendations for cholera Read more

Outbreak Surveillance

22 Nov 2019 View Countries + Netherlands
Sierra Leone

A Dutch tropical doctor has been infected with the Lassa virus in Sierra Leone. The doctor became ill during work and repatriated to the Netherlands with a special flight.

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22 Nov 2019 View Regions + Ituri
North Kivu

As of 19 November, a total of 3298 EVD cases were reported, including 3180 confirmed and 118 probable cases, of which 2197 cases died.

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20 Nov 2019 Nigeria

As of 17 November 2019, since the start of 2019, a total of 3620 suspected yellow fever cases have been reported. The outbreak of yellow fever that started in September 2017 is ongoing and since August 2019, an upsurge of cases across the two northern zones has been reported. Concurrently, suspected cases continue to be reported across all 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

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19 Nov 2019 Canaima National Park. Venezuela

In September 2019, one case of yellow fever was reported in a 46-year-old male resident in Kamarata, Canaima National Park, Bolívar state. As on 17 November 2019, no other cases have been reported.

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15 Nov 2019 Sudan

On 13 October 2019, a total of 10 suspected Rift Valley Fever (RVF) cases were recorded in Barbar and Abu Hamed localities, of River Nile State. Of the 10 suspected RVF cases, five samples were tested and four were found positive for RVF. From 19 September 2019 until 11 November 2019, a total of 293 suspected human RVF cases, including 11 associated deaths have been reported from six states.

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