21 Nov 2019
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
In some circumstances, measles vaccination should be considered for this age group Read more
15 Nov 2019
Saturday 8 February 2020 - registration now open Read more
31 Oct 2019
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
A single day update for health professionals will be held on 26 March in London Read more
25 Oct 2019
Circulating vaccine derived poliovirus type 2 has been confirmed by the World Health Organization in these African countries Read more
10 Oct 2019
An update on the polio Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) Read more
04 Oct 2019
The Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak continues in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Read more
22 Nov 2019
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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.
22 Nov 2019
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As of 19 November, a total of 3298 EVD cases were reported, including 3180 confirmed and 118 probable cases, of which 2197 cases died.
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.
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.
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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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