01 Apr 2021

COVID-19: 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

13 May 2021

New border measures from 17 May 2021

England to introduce new testing and quarantine rules for those arriving from abroad Read more

26 Mar 2021

COVID-19: advice for Humanitarian Aid workers

Advice for UK humanitarian aid workers deployed overseas during COVID-19 pandemic Read more

12 Apr 2021

Landmark publication: Global Travel Taskforce- safe return of international travel

The Transport Secretary, England, has presented recommendations for the safe return to international travel to UK Government Read more

14 May 2021

COVID-19: cruise ship travel

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

20 Apr 2021

Volcanic eruption: St Vincent and the Grenadines

A volcanic eruption on the island of St Vincent has caused widespread damage and disruption Read more

23 Mar 2021

COVID-19: new virus variants

A number of new COVID-19 virus variants have been identified across the world Read more

11 Mar 2021

Yellow fever vaccination recommendation maps

NaTHNaC launches a new portfolio of yellow fever vaccination maps Read more

Outbreak Surveillance

Dengue in Reunion

06 May 2021 Reunion

As of 4 May 2021, a total of 9,740 confirmed cases of dengue (5 deaths) have been reported since 1 January 2021. Cases have been reported in 21 municipalities, mostly in the west.

Source: State

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Vector-Borne

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Dengue in brief

Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever in Spain

04 May 2021 Spain + Salamanca
Castilla y León

As of 30 April 2021, one case of Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever was confirmed by the Spanish national reference laboratory on 19 April 2021. The case was reported in a 59-year-old agricultural worker with recent exposure to ticks.

Source: ECDC

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Haemorrhagic fever

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cVDPV2 in Liberia

30 Apr 2021 Liberia + Bong

As of 28 April 2021, one case of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) was reported in Bong, making it the first cVDPV2 case in the country.

Source: GPEI

Human

Miscellaneous

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Polio in brief

cVDPV1 in Madagascar

30 Apr 2021 Madagascar + Sud-Est
Sud-Ouest

As of 28 April 2021, three cases of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 1 (cVDPV1) were reported. Two cases from Sud-Est from 2020 and one case from Sud-Ouest from 2021.

Source: GPEI

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Influenza A(H9N2) in Cambodia

26 Apr 2021 Cambodia + Siem Reap

On 17 March 2021, ?the first human case of avian influenza A(H9N2) was reported. Exposure to poultry was reported.

Source: ECDC

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Air-borne / Droplet

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Ebola in Guinea

15 Apr 2021 Guinea + Nzérékoré

As of 10 April 2021, two confirmed and three probable cases have been reported from the sub-prefecture of Soulouta, Nzerekore prefecture in the last 21 days. During this outbreak, a total of 23 cases have been reported (16 confirmed and 7 probable cases, of which 12 have died).

Source: WHO

Human

Haemorrhagic fever

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Ebola virus disease in brief

Yellow fever in Brazil

14 Apr 2021 Brazil + Santa Catarina

As of 6 April 2021, 430 dead or sick primates, with 111 confirmed as due to yellow fever infection, have been reported in the state of Santa Catarina this year. Investigations are ongoing.

Source: State

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Vector-Borne

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Yellow fever in brief

Influenza A(H5N6) in Laos

12 Apr 2021 Laos + Luang Prabang

As of 9 April 2021, the first human case of avian influenza A(H5N6) virus infection was reported in Laos. A five year old boy developed symptoms on 28 February 2021, was hospitalised and recovered. He had exposure to poultry, which also tested positive to A (H5N6). No further cases were detected.

Source: ECDC

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Air-borne / Droplet

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Leptospirosis in New Caledonia

09 Apr 2021 New Caledonia

As of 5 March 2021, a total of 127 cases of leptospirosis have been reported since the start of the year. This is an increase compared to the same period last year. In total 69 cases were reported during 2020.

cVDPV2 in Senegal

08 Apr 2021 Senegal

As of 31 March 2021, two cases of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) have been reported.

Source: GPEI

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Miscellaneous

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Polio 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