17 Oct 2018

Zika virus transmission: Change to risk category, Rajasthan, India

The first cases of Zika virus are reported from Rajasthan, India Read more

08 Oct 2018

Travelling for Diwali

Celebrating Diwali abroad? Careful preparation helps ensure a safe and enjoyable trip Read more

03 Oct 2018

Niger: circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus (cVDPV)

Two cases of cVDPV have been reported from Zinder province, Niger Read more

24 Sep 2018

Rabies vaccine availability

Information for health professionals Read more

20 Sep 2018

Changes to the Country Information pages: Tuberculosis

NaTHNaC has reviewed and updated the tuberculosis (TB) country specific information in order to provide up-to-date recommendations for travellers and travel health professionals Read more

13 Sep 2018

Monkeypox cases in UK (ex Nigeria)

Two cases of monkeypox have been diagnosed in England Read more

10 Sep 2018

Extensively drug-resistant typhoid fever in Pakistan

An outbreak of extensively drug-resistant (XDR) typhoid fever has been reported in Pakistan Read more

03 Sep 2018

Polio: Public Health Emergency of International Concern

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

30 Aug 2018

Change to yellow fever vaccination certificate requirement for French Guiana

A yellow fever vaccination certificate is now required for all travellers aged 1 year or over going to French Guiana Read more

Outbreak Surveillance

19 Oct 2018 Democratic Republic of the Congo

As of 16 October 2018, a total of 220 cases (185 confirmed and 35 probable) including 142 deaths have been reported. An increasing trend in weekly case incidence has been observed; an additional 34 suspected cases are being investigated.


Haemorrhagic fever

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19 Oct 2018 France

As of 17 October 2018, five locally acquired cases of dengue fever have been identified in Alpes-Maritimes, with dates of onset between 3 September to 3 October 2018.



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18 Oct 2018 Kwazulu-Natal. South Africa

As of 17 October 2018, the first confirmed human case of melioidosis acquired in South Africa has been reported in a local resident, who died on 20 July 2018.



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16 Oct 2018 Kampala. Uganda

As of 12 October 2018, eight cases of cholera have been reported since 3 October 2018. Two cases have been laboratory confirmed to be infected with Vibrio cholerae sub-type Ogawa.


Food and water-borne

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15 Oct 2018 Tunisia

As of 8 October 2018, the Ministry of Health of Tunisia reported 177 cases of West Nile Fever. Out of these, 22 are probable and 17 are laboratory confirmed cases.



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