22 Feb 2018

Measles Worldwide

A reminder for travellers to be up to date with measles vaccine Read more

21 Feb 2018

Polio: Public Health Emergency of International Concern

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

12 Feb 2018

Hepatitis A vaccine shortage: implications and advice for clinical practice- UPDATE

Hepatitis A vaccine recommendations and dose sparing advice for pre and post exposure immunisation and boosting from Public Health England Read more

07 Feb 2018

National Immunisation Training Minimum Standards

Public Health England publishes update for Registered Healthcare Practitioners Read more

05 Feb 2018

Reminder: Annual Return for YFVC now due

Important notice for all Yellow Fever Vaccination Centres (YFVC) Read more

26 Jan 2018

South Korea Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games

Travelling to South Korea for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games? Check our country specific and general travel health advice Read more

26 Jan 2018

Avian flu: Chinese New Year travel advice

Travelling to China to celebrate the New Year? Read more

19 Jan 2018

Humanitarian Aid workers to Bangladesh

NEW - Updated recommendations for aid workers travelling to assist with the Rohingya refugee crisis in Bangladesh Read more

Outbreak Surveillance

23 Feb 2018 Nigeria

As 18 February 2018, a total of 913 cases (272 confirmed) with 59 deaths have been reported since December 2017 across 17 states: Edo, Ondo, Bauchi, Nasarawa, Ebonyi, Anambra, Benue, Kogi, Imo, Plateau, Lagos, Taraba, Delta, Osun, Rivers, FCT, and Gombe. Among the cases are 14 healthcare workers.

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Haemorrhagic fever

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23 Feb 2018 Nigeria

As of 25 January 2018,  a total of 216 cases with five deaths have been reported across 24 states since September 2017. Confirmed cases (80) are restricted to 14 states. In the most recent week of reporting, 11 new suspected cases were reported in Akwa Ibom (9), Rivers (1), and Oyo (1).

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Miscellaneous

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22 Feb 2018 Sindh. Pakistan

Over 300 extensively drug-resistant (XDR) typhoid cases have emerged in Sindh, Pakistan, since November 2016. A single case of travel-associated XDR typhoid has recently been identified in the United Kingdom.

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Food and water-borne

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21 Feb 2018 Sweden

As of 28 January 2018, the first case for Sweden has been reported in a wild bird.

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Air-Borne

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21 Feb 2018 Somalia

As of 14 February 2018, VDPV2 viruses have been detected in sewage in Mogadishu.

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Food and water-borne

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