17 Jan 2019

Mozambique: cVDPV – recommendation for polio vaccination

Circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus (cVDPV) is confirmed in a community in Mozambique Read more

15 Jan 2019

Chinese New Year travel advice

Celebrating Chinese New Year abroad? Read more

04 Jan 2019

Yellow fever Green Book chapter updated

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

20 Dec 2018

Notice: Annual Return for Yellow Fever Vaccination Centres; 1 Jan – 31 Dec 2018

Information about the Annual Return for Yellow Fever Vaccination Centres in England, Wales and Northern Ireland Read more

18 Dec 2018

Oral typhoid vaccine updated Summary of Product Characteristics (SPC)

Vivotif® SPC updated to provide three years protection and minimum age for vaccination reduced to five years Read more

17 Dec 2018

Travelling to Panama for the 2019 World Youth Day?

Travel health advice for World Youth Day in Panama City, January 2019 Read more

12 Dec 2018

Country-specific typhoid risk and vaccine recommendations updated

A review of the risk of typhoid and country-specific recommendations Read more

10 Dec 2018

Polio: Public Health Emergency of International Concern

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

28 Nov 2018

Planning a winter sun holiday?

Follow our advice for a safe and enjoyable trip Read more

22 Nov 2018

WHO publishes World Malaria Report 2018

On 19 November 2018 World Health Organization (WHO) publishes the World Malaria Report 2018 Read more

Outbreak Surveillance

18 Jan 2019 Madagascar

From 4 October 2018 to 7 January 2019, 19,539 measles cases and 39 “facility-based” deaths have been reported by the Ministry of Public Health of Madagascar. Cases were reported from 66 of 114 total districts in all 22 regions of Madagascar. Among the 19,539 measles cases, 375 have been laboratory confirmed and 19,164 were confirmed by epidemiological link.

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18 Jan 2019 Kayina. Democratic Republic of the Congo

As of 16 January 2019, 668 EVD cases (619 confirmed and 49 probable), including 410 deaths have been reported. Three new confirmed cases have been reported in Kayina, a newly affected health zone.

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Haemorrhagic fever

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14 Jan 2019 Epuyén. Argentina

As of 11 January 2018, 26 cases of hantavirus have been reported in Epuyén, including nine deaths. Four regions in Argentina are endemic for Hantavirus: North (Salta, Jujuy), Centro (Buenos Aires, Santa Fe and Entre Ríos), Northeast (Misiones) and Sur (Neuquén, Río Negro and Chubut).

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10 Jan 2019 Edo. Nigeria

From 22 September through 31 December 2018, a total of 146 suspected, 42 presumptive positive, and 32 confirmed cases of yellow fever, including 26 deaths were reported in Edo state.

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09 Jan 2019 Haut-Katanga. Democratic Republic of the Congo

As of October 2018, genetically-linked circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) isolates were detected in two cases from Haut-Katanga province. The viruses are unrelated to previously-detected cVDPV2s affecting the country. This is the fourth distinct outbreak detected in the country since June 2017. In total, 42 cVDPV2 cases have now been confirmed since the first outbreak in June 2017.

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