The Travel Health and Vaccine Specialists

Health Alerts

Travel notices are designed to inform travelers about current health issues related to specific destinations. These issues may arise from disease outbreaks, special events or gatherings, natural disasters, or other conditions that may affect travelers’ health.

LEVEL 3 - AVOID NONESSENTIAL TRAVEL
LEVEL 2 - PRACTICE ENHANCED PRECAUTIONS
LEVEL 1 - PRACTICE USUAL PRECAUTIONS


  • LEVEL: 2

    Malaria in Cape Verde

    Updated August 18, 2017

    What is the current situation? The World Health Organization (WHO) has reported a malaria outbreak in Cape Verde. Recently, there has been a substantial… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Cholera in Yemen

    Updated August 18, 2017

    What is the current situation? There is a widespread cholera outbreak in Yemen. Between April and July 2017, more than 400,000 cholera cases and… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Dengue in Sri Lanka

    Updated August 14, 2017

    What is the current situation? The Ministry of Health in Sri Lanka has reported a dengue epidemic. More than 100,000 cases have been reported… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Rabies in Malaysia

    Updated August 14, 2017

    What is the current situation? The Malaysian state of Sarawak has declared parts of three divisions to be “rabies infectious areas.” Five human rabies… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in Mexico

    Updated August 14, 2017

    What is the current situation? Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported in Mexico. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in Mexico are… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in Cape Verde

    Updated August 14, 2017

    What is the current situation? Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported in Cape Verde. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in Cape… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in Aruba

    Updated August 14, 2017

    What is the current situation? Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported in Aruba. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in Aruba are… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in Barbados

    Updated August 14, 2017

    What is the current situation? Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported in Barbados. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in Barbados are… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in Bonaire

    Updated August 14, 2017

    What is the current situation? Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported in Bonaire. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in Bonaire are… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in Curaçao

    Updated August 14, 2017

    What is the current situation? Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported in Curaçao. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in Curaçaoare infected… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in French Guiana

    Updated August 14, 2017

    What is the current situation? Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported in French Guiana. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in French… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in Marshall Islands

    Updated August 14, 2017

    What is the current situation? Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported in the Marshall Islands. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in Paraguay

    Updated August 14, 2017

    What is the current situation? Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported in Paraguay. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in Paraguay are… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in Puerto Rico

    Updated August 14, 2017

    What is the current situation? Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported in Puerto Rico. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in Puerto… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in Saint Martin

    Updated August 14, 2017

    What is the current situation? Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported in Saint Martin. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in Saint… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

    Updated August 14, 2017

    What is the current situation? Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. Public health officials have reported that… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in Samoa

    Updated August 14, 2017

    What is the current situation? Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported in Samoa. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in Samoa are… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in Sint Maarten

    Updated August 14, 2017

    What is the current situation? Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported in Sint Maarten. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in Sint… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in Tonga

    Updated August 14, 2017

    What is the current situation? Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported in Tonga. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in Tonga are… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in Trinidad and Tobago

    Updated August 14, 2017

    What is the current situation? Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported in Trinidad and Tobago. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in US Virgin Islands

    Updated August 14, 2017

    What is the current situation? Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported in the US Virgin Islands. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in Colombia

    Updated August 14, 2017

    What is the current situation? Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported in Colombia. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in Colombia are… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in Bolivia

    Updated August 14, 2017

    What is the current situation? Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported in Bolivia. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in Bolivia are… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in Suriname

    Updated August 14, 2017

    What is the current situation? Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported in Suriname. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in Suriname are… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in Costa Rica

    Updated August 14, 2017

    What is the current situation? Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported in Costa Rica. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in Costa… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in the Dominican Republic

    Updated August 14, 2017

    What is the current situation? Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported in Dominican Republic. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in Dominican… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in Ecuador

    Updated August 14, 2017

    What is the current situation? Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported in Ecuador. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in Ecuador are… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in El Salvador

    Updated August 14, 2017

    What is the current situation? Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported in El Salvador. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in El… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in Honduras

    Updated August 14, 2017

    What is the current situation? Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported in Honduras. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in Honduras are… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in Guatemala

    Updated August 9, 2017

    What is the current situation? Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported in Guatemala. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in Guatemala are… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in Palau

    Updated August 9, 2017

    What is the current situation? Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported in Palau. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in Palau are… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in Nicaragua

    Updated August 9, 2017

    What is the current situation? Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported in Nicaragua. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in Nicaragua are… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in Panama

    Updated August 9, 2017

    What is the current situation? Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported in Panama. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in Panama are… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in Venezuela

    Updated August 9, 2017

    What is the current situation? Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported in Venezuela. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in Venezuela are… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in Federated States of Micronesia

    Updated August 9, 2017

    What is the current situation? Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported in Micronesia. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in Micronesia are… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in Fiji

    Updated August 9, 2017

    What is the current situation? Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported in Fiji. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in Fiji are… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in Cuba

    Updated August 9, 2017

    What is the current situation? Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported in Cuba. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in Cuba are… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in Guyana

    Updated August 9, 2017

    What is the current situation? Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported in Guyana. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in Guyana are… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in Belize

    Updated August 9, 2017

    What is the current situation? Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported in Belize. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in Belize are… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in Saint Lucia

    Updated August 9, 2017

    What is the current situation? Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported in Saint Lucia. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in Saint… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in Peru

    Updated August 9, 2017

    What is the current situation? Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported in Peru. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in Peru are… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in Anguilla

    Updated August 9, 2017

    What is the current situation? Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported in Anguilla. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in Anguilla are… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in Sint Eustatius

    Updated August 9, 2017

    What is the current situation? Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported in Sint Eustatius. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in Sint… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in Grenada

    Updated August 9, 2017

    What is the current situation? Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported in Grenada. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in Grenada are… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in the British Virgin Islands

    Updated August 9, 2017

    What is the current situation? Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported in the British Virgin Islands. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in Saba

    Updated August 9, 2017

    What is the current situation? Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported in Saba. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in Saba are… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in Antigua and Barbuda

    Updated August 9, 2017

    What is the current situation? Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported in Antigua and Barbuda. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in Turks and Caicos Islands

    Updated August 9, 2017

    What is the current situation? Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Public health officials have reported that… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in Singapore

    Updated August 9, 2017

    What is the current situation? Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported in Singapore. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in Singapore are… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in Saint Kitts and Nevis

    Updated August 9, 2017

    What is the current situation? Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported in Saint Kitts and Nevis. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in The Bahamas

    Updated August 9, 2017

    What is the current situation? Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported in The Bahamas. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in The… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika virus: Advice for travellers

    Updated August 9, 2017

    Updated: August 02, 2017 Note: •Cayman Islands, Guadeloupe and Martinique were removed from the list of countries, based on the most recent World Health… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Yellow Fever in Brazil

    Updated July 26, 2017

    What is the current situation? The Brazilian Ministry of Health has reported an ongoing outbreak of yellow fever. The first cases were reported in… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Polio in Nigeria

    Updated July 26, 2017

    What is the current situation? The Nigerian Ministry of Health has reported several cases of poliovirus in the state of Borno in northeastern Nigeria…. Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Polio in Syria

    Updated July 20, 2017

    What is the current situation? Cases of vaccine-derived polio have been reported in Syria, according to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative. Most cases have… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Polio in Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Updated July 20, 2017

    What is the current situation? Cases of vaccine-derived polio have been reported in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, according to the World Health… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Yellow Fever in Brazil

    Updated July 20, 2017

    What is the current situation? The Brazilian Ministry of Health has reported an ongoing outbreak of yellow fever. The first cases were reported in… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Nontuberculous Mycobacteria in Medical Tourists to the Dominican Republic

    Updated July 19, 2017

    What is the current situation? Serious infections with bacteria—called nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM)—recently have been reported in US residents who had cosmetic surgery in the… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Measles in Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Updated July 11, 2017

    What is the current situation? Health officials in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have reported an outbreak of measles. You can get measles… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Measles in France

    Updated July 11, 2017

    What is the current situation? Health officials in France have reported an outbreak of measles. You can get measles primarily by breathing in airborne… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Polio : vaccine advice

    Updated July 10, 2017

    Updated: July 05, 2017 Note: •Information for health care providers has been updated What is polio? Polio is a highly contagious disease. It can… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    MERS in the Arabian Peninsula

    Updated June 30, 2017

    As of June 2017, nearly 2,000 cases of MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome) have been identified in multiple countries in the Arabian Peninsula, including… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Hajj and Umrah in Saudi Arabia

    Updated June 30, 2017

    The annual Hajj, or pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, is among the largest mass gatherings in the world. In 2017, Hajj will take place… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Chickenpox (varicella) in Pakistan

    Updated June 6, 2017

    What is the current situation? Health officials in Pakistan have reported a large outbreak of chickenpox, also known as varicella. Cases in children and… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika virus: Advice for travellers

    Updated May 23, 2017

    Updated: May 19, 2017 What is Zika?   Key Updates : The Public Health Agency of Canada has published a list of countries  with recent… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Dengue in Fiji

    Updated May 17, 2017

    What is the current situation? The Fiji Ministry of Health and Medical Services has declared a dengue outbreak. From January 2017 to April 2017,… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Yellow fever in Brazil

    Updated May 17, 2017

    Updated: May 10, 2017 Travel Health Notice Yellow fever is a serious and occasionally fatal disease. It is caused by a virus which is… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika virus infection: Global Update

    Updated May 12, 2017

    Updated: March 16, 2017 Travel Health Notice The Public Health Agency of Canada is currently reviewing and updating its advice to travellers based on… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Malaria in Burundi

    Updated April 25, 2017

    What is the current situation? A malaria epidemic has been declared by the Burundi Ministry of Health. All of the country’s 18 provinces are… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Hajj and Umrah in Saudi Arabia

    Updated April 24, 2017

    The annual Hajj, or pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, is among the largest mass gatherings in the world. In 2017, Hajj will take place… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Measles in Belgium

    Updated April 24, 2017

    What is the current situation?      Health officials in Belgium have reported an outbreak of measles. CDC recommends that travelers to Belgium protect themselves by… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Measles in Italy

    Updated April 24, 2017

    What is the current situation?      Health officials in Italy have reported an outbreak of measles. CDC recommends that travelers to Italy protect themselves by… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Measles in Germany

    Updated April 24, 2017

    What is the current situation?      Health officials in Germany have reported an outbreak of measles. CDC recommends that travelers to Germany protect themselves by… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in Argentina

    Updated April 11, 2017

    Note: This travel notice was updated on March 10, 2017, to include an interactive map of Zika risk. What is the current situation? Public… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Malaria in South Africa

    Updated April 11, 2017

    What is the current situation? Cases of malaria(https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/diseases/malaria) have been reported in parts of three provinces in South Africa where transmission of the disease… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Measles in Indonesia

    Updated April 11, 2017

    What is the current situation?        Health officials in Australia, Canada, and Taiwan have reported several cases of measles in travelers returning from Indonesia,… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Ross River virus disease in Australia

    Updated April 11, 2017

    What is the current situation? The Australian Ministry of Health has reported 3,086 cases of mosquito-borne Ross River virus infection in 2017, most of… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika virus infection: Global Update

    Updated March 17, 2017

    Updated: March 16, 2017 Travel Health Notice The Public Health Agency of Canada is currently reviewing and updating its advice to travellers based on… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in Argentina

    Updated March 13, 2017

    What is the current situation? Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in in Tucumán Province, Argentina are infected with Zika virus and are… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in Saint Barthelemy

    Updated March 13, 2017

    What is the current situation? Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in Saint Barthelemy are infected with Zika virus and are spreading it… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in Jamaica

    Updated March 13, 2017

    What is the current situation? Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in Jamaica are infected with Zika virus and are spreading it to… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in Dominica

    Updated March 13, 2017

    What is the current situation? Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in Dominica are infected with Zika virus and are spreading it to… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in Angola

    Updated March 13, 2017

    What is the current situation? Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes Angola are infected with Zika virus and are spreading it to people…. Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in Montserrat

    Updated March 13, 2017

    What is the current situation? Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in Montserrat are infected with Zika virus and are spreading it to… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in the Solomon Islands

    Updated March 13, 2017

    What is the current situation? Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes the Solomon Islands are infected with Zika virus and are spreading it to… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in Haiti

    Updated March 13, 2017

    What is the current situation? Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in Haiti are infected with Zika virus and are spreading it to… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in Maldives

    Updated March 13, 2017

    What is the current situation? Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in Maldives are infected with Zika virus and are spreading it to… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in Guinea-Bissau

    Updated March 13, 2017

    What is the current situation? Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in Guinea-Bissau are infected with Zika virus and are spreading it to… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in American Samoa

    Updated March 13, 2017

    What is the current situation? Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in American Samoa are infected with Zika virus and are spreading it… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Zika Virus in Brazil

    Updated March 13, 2017

    What is the current situation? Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in Brazil are infected with Zika virus and are spreading it to… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Measles in Guinea

    Updated March 13, 2017

    What is the current situation?      A measles outbreak has been reported in Guinea, with 13 of the country’s 33 prefectures affected. They are Conakry,… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Avian Flu (H7N9) in China

    Updated March 13, 2017

    What is the current situation? As of January 16, 2017, Chinese health authorities have confirmed 460 new human cases of avian influenza A (H7N9)… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Polio : vaccine advice

    Updated March 13, 2017

    Updated: February 24, 2017 Travel Health Notice Polio is a highly contagious disease.  It can cause paralysis and death. It is spread through the… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Polio vaccine advice

    Updated February 10, 2017

    Updated: February 09, 2017 Travel Health Notice Polio is a highly contagious disease.  It can cause paralysis and death. It is spread through the… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Avian Flu (H7N9) in China, Hong Kong, and Macau

    Updated January 26, 2017

    What is the current situation? Chinese health authorities have confirmed 120 new human cases of avian influenza A (H7N9) since September 2016, with 37… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Yellow Fever in Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo

    Updated December 21, 2016

    Updated: December 20, 2016 Travel Health Notice Yellow fever is a serious and occasionally fatal disease. It is caused by a virus which is… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Measles in Romania

    Updated December 5, 2016

    What is the current situation?                                                    A measles outbreak has been reported in Romania. CDC recommends that travelers to Romania(http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/traveler/none/romania) protect themselves by making sure… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Polio in Nigeria

    Updated November 7, 2016

    What is the current situation? The Nigerian Ministry of Health has reported several cases of wild poliovirus in the state of Borno in northeastern Nigeria…. Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    WHO temporary polio vaccine recommendations

    Updated September 12, 2016

    Updated: September 14, 2016 Travel Health Notice Polio is a very contagious infection that is caused by the poliovirus. There are currently two types… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Yellow Fever in Angola

    Updated August 22, 2016

    What is the current situation? The Ministry of Health in Angola has reported an ongoing outbreak of yellow fever. At least 3,867 suspected and… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Yellow Fever in Uganda

    Updated August 22, 2016

    What is the current situation? The Ministry of Health in Uganda has reported an outbreak of yellow fever. At least 91 suspected and confirmed… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Yellow Fever in Angola

    Updated July 15, 2016

    What is the current situation? The Ministry of Health in Angola has reported an ongoing outbreak of yellow fever. At least 3,552 suspected and… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Cholera in Dominican Republic and Haiti

    Updated July 8, 2016

    Updated: June 30, 2016 Travel Health Notice Cholera is an acute intestinal infection caused by the bacterium Vibrio cholerae. People usually become infected from… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Lassa fever in West Africa

    Updated June 27, 2016

    Updated: June 22, 2016 Travel Health Notice Lassa fever is caused by a virus carried by infected rats (rodents) in parts of West Africa…. Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Measles in Nigeria

    Updated June 17, 2016

    What is the current situation? An ongoing measles outbreak has been reported throughout Nigeria. CDC recommends that travelers to Nigeria(http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/traveler/none/Nigeria) protect themselves by making… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Measles in Sierra Leone

    Updated June 17, 2016

    What is the current situation? An ongoing measles outbreak has been reported in Sierra Leone, with more than 4,800 cases and 20 deaths. CDC… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Measles in Mongolia

    Updated June 17, 2016

    What is the current situation? A measles outbreak has been reported in Mongolia, with more than 19,000 cases nationwide and 59 infant deaths. Most… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Dengue in the Americas

    Updated June 17, 2016

    Released: June 16, 2016 Travel Health Notice Dengue is a disease spread to humans by the bite of an infected mosquito and is caused… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Yellow Fever in Angola

    Updated June 15, 2016

    What is the current situation? The Ministry of Health in Angola has reported an ongoing outbreak of yellow fever. At least 2,954 suspected and… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Yellow Fever in Uganda

    Updated June 15, 2016

    What is the current situation? The Ministry of Health in Uganda has reported an outbreak of yellow fever. At least 68 suspected and confirmed… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Hajj and Umrah in Saudi Arabia

    Updated June 10, 2016

    The annual Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, is among the largest mass gatherings in the world. It draws approximately 3 million Muslims from… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Cholera in Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of Congo

    Updated June 6, 2016

    Released: May 31, 2016 Travel Health Notice Cholera is an acute intestinal infection caused by the bacterium Vibrio cholerae. People usually become infected from… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Cholera in Cuba, Dominican Republic and Haiti

    Updated June 6, 2016

    Updated: May 31, 2016 Travel Health Notice Cholera is an acute intestinal infection caused by the bacterium Vibrio cholerae. People usually become infected from… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Chikungunya in the Pacific Islands

    Updated June 6, 2016

    What is the current situation? The Pacific Public Health Surveillance Network (PacNet) has reported local transmission of chikungunya in several islands in the central… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Chikungunya in South America

    Updated May 31, 2016

    What is the current situation? In December 2013, French Guiana reported locally transmitted cases for the first time in South America. Local transmission means… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Yellow Fever in Angola

    Updated May 31, 2016

    Released: May 27, 2016 Travel Health Notice Yellow fever is a serious and occasionally fatal disease. It is caused by a virus which is… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Yellow Fever in Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Updated May 25, 2016

    What is the current situation? The Ministry of Health in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has reported an outbreak of yellow fever…. Read More »

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    Yellow Fever in Uganda

    Updated May 25, 2016

    What is the current situation? The Ministry of Health in Uganda has reported an outbreak of yellow fever. At least 41 suspected and confirmed… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Chikungunya: Global Update

    Updated May 25, 2016

    Updated: May 20, 2016 Travel Health Notice Chikungunya is a disease caused by the chikungunya virus which typically causes fever, along with an arthritis-like… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Yellow Fever in Angola

    Updated May 16, 2016

    What is the current situation? The Ministry of Health in Angola has reported an ongoing outbreak of yellow fever. At least 2,149 suspected and… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    MERS in the Arabian Peninsula

    Updated May 16, 2016

    Cases of MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome) have been identified in multiple countries in the Arabian Peninsula.* There have also been cases in several… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Lassa Fever in Nigeria

    Updated May 16, 2016

    What is the Current Situation? Public health authorities in Nigeria have reported an outbreak of Lassa fever. As of February 1, 2016, 166 cases and… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Lassa Fever in Benin

    Updated May 16, 2016

    What is the Current Situation? Public health authorities in Benin have reported an outbreak of Lassa fever. As of February 10, 2016, 71 cases… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Yellow fever: Global Update

    Updated May 16, 2016

    Released: May 11, 2016 Travel Health Notice Yellow fever is a serious and occasionally fatal disease. It is caused by a virus which is… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Lassa fever in West Africa

    Updated May 16, 2016

    Released: April 29, 2016 Travel Health Notice Outbreaks of Lassa fever are currently being reported in the West African countries of Nigeria, Benin and… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Measles: Global Update

    Updated May 16, 2016

    Updated: April 15, 2016 Travel Health Notice Measles is a highly contagious viral disease. It is one of the leading causes of death in young… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Ebola virus disease in Sierra Leone

    Updated May 16, 2016

    Updated: April 04, 2016 Travel Health Notice On November 7, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared that Ebola virus transmission had been stopped in… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Ebola virus disease in Liberia

    Updated May 16, 2016

    Updated: April 04, 2016 Travel Health Notice On September 3, Liberia was declared free of Ebola transmission, however, a flare-up in late November of… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Ebola virus disease in Guinea

    Updated May 16, 2016

    Updated: April 04, 2016 Travel Health Notice On December 29th, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared that Ebola virus transmission had been stopped in… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Yellow Fever in Angola

    Updated April 1, 2016

    What is the current situation? The Ministry of Health in Angola has reported an ongoing outbreak of yellow fever in Luanda Province. The outbreak… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Lassa Fever in Nigeria

    Updated April 1, 2016

    What is the Current Situation? Public health authorities in Nigeria have reported an outbreak of Lassa fever. As of March 10, 2016, 251 cases and… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Lassa Fever in Benin

    Updated April 1, 2016

    What is the Current Situation? Public health authorities in Benin have reported an outbreak of Lassa fever. From January 21, 2016, to March 21,… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Chikungunya in South America

    Updated April 1, 2016

    What is the current situation? In December 2013, French Guiana reported locally transmitted cases for the first time in South America. Local transmission means… Read More »

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    Dengue in Brazil

    Updated March 2, 2016

    Released: February 25, 2016 Travel Health Notice Dengue remains a public health problem in the Americas despite efforts to stop outbreaks and lessen their… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV)

    Updated March 2, 2016

    Updated: February 24, 2016 Travel Health Notice Since April 2012, cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) have been identified in the following… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Yellow Fever in Angola

    Updated March 2, 2016

    What is the current situation? The Ministry of Health in Angola has reported an ongoing outbreak of yellow fever in Luanda Province. The outbreak… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Lunar New Year

    Updated February 5, 2016

    The Year of the Monkey begins on February 8, 2016, and many travelers will visit Asia to celebrate the Lunar New Year. If you… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Ebola virus disease in Guinea

    Updated January 13, 2016

    Travel Health Notice On December 29th, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared that Ebola virus transmission had been stopped in Guinea.  Guinea continues to… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Ebola virus disease in Liberia

    Updated January 13, 2016

    Travel Health Notice On September 3, Liberia was declared free of Ebola transmission, however, a flare-up in late November of three new cases from… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Ebola virus disease in Sierra Leone

    Updated January 13, 2016

    Travel Health Notice On November 7, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared that Ebola virus transmission had been stopped in Sierra Leone. Sierra Leone… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Cholera in Tanzania

    Updated December 7, 2015

    Released: November 25, 2015 Travel Health Notice As of October 2015, the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare in Tanzania has reported an outbreak… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Ebola in Guinea

    Updated December 7, 2015

    What is the current situation? For more than a year, Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia have been experiencing the largest and most complex outbreak… Read More »

  • LEVEL:

    Ebola in Liberia

    Updated December 7, 2015

    What is the current situation? For more than a year, Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone have been experiencing the largest outbreak of Ebola in… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Ebola in Sierra Leone

    Updated December 7, 2015

    What is the current situation? For more than a year, Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Guinea have been experiencing the largest outbreak of Ebola in… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    MERS in the Arabian Peninsula

    Updated November 24, 2015

    Cases of MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome) have been identified in multiple countries in the Arabian Peninsula.* There have also been cases in several… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Chikungunya in Central America

    Updated November 24, 2015

    What is the current situation? In June 2014, El Salvador reported locally transmitted cases for the first time in Central America. Local transmission means… Read More »

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    Chikungunya in South America

    Updated November 24, 2015

    What is the current situation? In December 2013, French Guiana reported locally transmitted cases for the first time in South America. Local transmission means… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Chikungunya in Mexico

    Updated November 24, 2015

    What is the current situation? Beginning in October 2014, locally transmitted cases of chikungunya have been reported in Mexico. Local transmission means that mosquitoes… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    H5N1 Bird Flu in Egypt

    Updated November 24, 2015

    What is the current situation? According to the World Health Organization, as of June 23, 2015, Egypt has reported 167 human cases of H5N1… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Avian Flu (H7N9) in China

    Updated November 24, 2015

    What is the current situation? According to the World Health Organization, 667 cases and 229 deaths from H7N9 flu have been reported globally from… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Mumps in Scotland

    Updated November 24, 2015

    What is the current situation? As of March 22, 2015, Health Protection Scotland has reported 242 confirmed mumps cases in 2015. This is an… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    MERS in the Republic of Korea

    Updated November 24, 2015

    What is the current situation? This notice is also available in Korean.(http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/files/mers-korea-translation.pdf) On May 20, the Republic of Korea (South Korea) reported its first… Read More »

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    Measles in Germany

    Updated November 24, 2015

    What is the current situation? As of May 11, 2015, the Berlin Senate Department of Health and Social Affairs has reported more than 1,700… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Dengue in Malaysia

    Updated November 24, 2015

    What is the current situation? According to the World Health Organization, from October 18-24, 2015, there were 2,286 cases of dengue reported in Malaysia…. Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Polio in Nigeria

    Updated November 17, 2015

    What is the current situation? The latest wild poliovirus case in Nigeria occurred on July 24, 2014. Because more than a year has passed… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Ebola in Sierra Leone

    Updated November 13, 2015

    What is the current situation? For more than a year, Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Guinea have been experiencing the largest and most complex outbreak… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Polio in Ukraine

    Updated November 3, 2015

    What is the current situation? According to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, Ukraine has reported 2 cases of vaccine-derived polio, which can develop and… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Polio in Guinea

    Updated November 3, 2015

    What is the current situation? According to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, Guinea has reported a case of vaccine-derived polio, which can develop and… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Polio in Madagascar

    Updated November 3, 2015

    What is the current situation? According to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, Madagascar has reported 9 cases of vaccine-derived polio, which which can develop… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 3

    Ebola in Guinea

    Updated November 3, 2015

    CDC urges all US residents to avoid nonessential travel to Guinea because of an unprecedented outbreaks of Ebola. CDC recommends that travelers to Guinea… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Ebola in Sierra Leone

    Updated November 3, 2015

    What is the current situation? For more than a year, Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Guinea have been experiencing the largest and most complex outbreak… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Polio in Laos

    Updated November 3, 2015

    What is the current situation? On October 8, 2015, the government of Laos notified the World Health Organization of a case of polio. CDC… Read More »

  • LEVEL:

    Ebola in Liberia

    Updated November 3, 2015

    What is the current situation? For more than a year, Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone have been experiencing the largest outbreak of Ebola in… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Cholera in Tanzania

    Updated November 3, 2015

    What is the current situation? As of October 15, 2015, Tanzania has reported 4,407 cholera cases and 68 deaths. The regions affected include Dar es… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Polio: Global Update

    Updated November 3, 2015

    Travel Health Notice Poliomyelitis (polio) has been eliminated from most countries; however it continues to occur in some areas of the world. The Public… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 3

    Ebola in Guinea

    Updated October 8, 2015

    CDC urges all US residents to avoid nonessential travel to Guinea and Sierra Leone(http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/notices/warning/ebola-sierra-leone) because of unprecedented outbreaks of Ebola in those countries. CDC… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 3

    Ebola in Sierra Leone

    Updated October 8, 2015

    CDC urges all US residents to avoid nonessential travel to Sierra Leone and Guinea(http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/notices/warning/ebola-guinea) because of unprecedented outbreaks of Ebola in those countries. CDC… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Chikungunya: Global Update

    Updated October 2, 2015

    Updated: September 28, 2015 Travel Health Notice Chikungunya occurs in many regions of the world. Outbreaks of chikungunya have become increasingly frequent since local transmission… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Cholera in Cuba, Dominican Republic and Haiti

    Updated October 2, 2015

    Updated: September 28, 2015 Travel Health Notice In recent years, Cuba, Dominican Republic and Haiti have reported cases of cholera. Haiti has experienced a… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Chikungunya in Mexico

    Updated September 28, 2015

    What is the current situation? Beginning in October 2014, locally transmitted cases of chikungunya have been reported in Mexico. Local transmission means that mosquitoes… Read More »

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    Ebola in Liberia

    Updated September 23, 2015

    What is the current situation? For more than a year, Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone have been experiencing the largest outbreak of Ebola in… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Chikungunya in Senegal

    Updated September 21, 2015

    What is the current situation? On September 9, 2015, the Ministry of Health and Social Action of Senegal notified the World Health Organization of… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Polio in Madagascar

    Updated September 21, 2015

    What is the current situation? According to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, 9 cases of polio have been reported in Madagascar. CDC recommends that… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Polio in Mali

    Updated September 21, 2015

    What is the current situation? According to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, a case of polio has been reported in Mali. CDC recommends that… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Polio in Guinea

    Updated September 21, 2015

    What is the current situation? According to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, a case of polio has been reported in a Guinean boy. CDC… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Polio in Ukraine

    Updated September 21, 2015

    What is the current situation? According to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, 2 cases of polio has been reported in Ukraine. CDC recommends that… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Hand, Foot, and Mouth (HFMD) Disease in Japan

    Updated September 14, 2015

    What is the current situation? According to the World Health Organization, as of August 25, Japan has reported more than 264,500 cases of hand,… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Hand, Foot, and Mouth (HFMD) Disease in Singapore

    Updated September 14, 2015

    What is the current situation? According to the World Health Organization, Singapore has reported more than 18,000 cases of hand, foot, and mouth disease… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Ebola in Liberia

    Updated September 9, 2015

    What is the current situation? For more than a year, Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone have been experiencing the largest outbreak of Ebola in… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 3

    Ebola in Sierra Leone

    Updated September 9, 2015

    CDC urges all US residents to avoid nonessential travel to Sierra Leone and Guinea(http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/notices/warning/ebola-guinea) because of unprecedented outbreaks of Ebola in those countries. CDC… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 3

    Ebola in Guinea

    Updated September 9, 2015

    CDC urges all US residents to avoid nonessential travel to Guinea and Sierra Leone(http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/notices/warning/ebola-sierra-leone) because of unprecedented outbreaks of Ebola in those countries. CDC… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Measles in Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Updated August 31, 2015

    What is the current situation? An ongoing measles outbreak has been reported in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, with approximately 17,000 cases and… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV)

    Updated August 26, 2015

    Updated: August 25, 2015 Travel Health Notice Since April 2012, cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) have been identified in the following… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    The Hajj 2015 and Umrah

    Updated August 17, 2015

    Released: August 13, 2015 Travel Health Notice The Hajj is the largest annual gathering in the world. Almost three million Muslims attend this spiritual… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV)

    Updated July 31, 2015

    Updated: July 30, 2015 Travel Health Notice Since April 2012, cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) have been identified in the following… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Ebola virus disease in Liberia

    Updated July 20, 2015

    Updated: July 17, 2015 Travel Health Notice The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the current outbreak of Ebola in West Africa a public health… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 3

    Ebola virus disease in Guinea

    Updated July 20, 2015

    Updated: July 17, 2015 Travel Health Notice The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the current outbreak of Ebola virus disease in West Africa a… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 3

    Ebola virus disease in Sierra Leone

    Updated July 20, 2015

    Updated: July 17, 2015 Travel Health Notice The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the current outbreak of Ebola in West Africa a public health… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Measles: Global Update

    Updated July 17, 2015

    Updated: July 16, 2015 Travel Health Notice Measles is a highly contagious viral disease. It is one of the leading causes of death in children… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 3

    Earthquake in Nepal

    Updated July 16, 2015

    Updated: July 15, 2015 Travel Health Notice Two major earthquakes have occurred in Nepal in recent months. On April 25, 2015, a 7.8-magnitude earthquake… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Ebola in Liberia

    Updated July 6, 2015

    What is the current situation? For more than a year, Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone have been experiencing the largest and most complex outbreak… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV)

    Updated July 6, 2015

    Travel Health Notice Since April 2012, cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) have been identified in the following countries in the Middle… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    MERS in the Republic of Korea

    Updated June 30, 2015

    What is the current situation? This notice is also available in Korean.(http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/files/mers-korea-translation.pdf) On May 20, the Republic of Korea (South Korea) reported its first… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Chikungunya: Global Update

    Updated June 29, 2015

    Travel Health Notice Outbreaks of chikungunya have become increasingly frequent since local transmission was reported for the first time in the Caribbean in December… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Dengue Fever: Global Update

    Updated June 29, 2015

    Travel Health Notice Outbreaks of dengue fever have become increasingly frequent over the past 25 years. Dengue fever is a disease spread to humans… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Chikungunya in the Pacific Islands

    Updated June 24, 2015

    What is the current situation? The Pacific Public Health Surveillance Network (PacNet) has reported local transmission of chikungunya in several islands in the central… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    MERS in the Republic of Korea

    Updated June 24, 2015

    What is the current situation? On May 20, the Republic of Korea (South Korea) reported its first laboratory-confirmed case of Middle East respiratory syndrome… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Hajj and Umrah in Saudi Arabia

    Updated June 18, 2015

    The annual Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, is among the largest mass gatherings in the world. It draws about 3 million Muslims from… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Ebola in Liberia

    Updated June 17, 2015

    What is the current situation? For more than a year, Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone have been experiencing the largest and most complex outbreak… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 3

    Ebola in Guinea

    Updated June 17, 2015

    CDC urges all US residents to avoid nonessential travel to Guinea and Sierra Leone(http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/notices/warning/ebola-sierra-leone) because of unprecedented outbreaks of Ebola in those countries. CDC… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 3

    Ebola in Sierra Leone

    Updated June 17, 2015

    CDC urges all US residents to avoid nonessential travel to Sierra Leone and Guinea(http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/notices/warning/ebola-guinea) because of unprecedented outbreaks of Ebola in those countries. CDC… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    MERS in the Republic of Korea

    Updated June 12, 2015

    What is the current situation? On May 20, the Republic of Korea reported its first laboratory confirmed case of Middle Eastern respiratory syndrome (MERS)…. Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV)

    Updated June 11, 2015

    Travel Health Notice Since April 2012, cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) have been identified in the following countries in the Middle… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    MERS in the Republic of Korea

    Updated June 8, 2015

    What is the current situation? On May 20, the Republic of Korea reported its first laboratory confirmed case of Middle Eastern respiratory syndrome (MERS)…. Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Meningococcal disease in Niger

    Updated June 1, 2015

    Travel Health Notice Niger’s Ministry of Public Health is reporting a rapidly growing outbreak of meningoccocal disease caused by serogroup C. Countries located in… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 3

    Ebola virus disease in Guinea

    Updated May 29, 2015

    Travel Health Notice The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the outbreak of Ebola virus disease in West Africa a public health emergency that… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 3

    Ebola virus disease in Sierra Leone

    Updated May 29, 2015

    Travel Health Notice The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the outbreak of Ebola virus disease in West Africa a public health emergency that… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 3

    Earthquake in Nepal

    Updated May 27, 2015

    What is the current situation? CDC recommends that US residents avoid all nonessential travel to Nepal(http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/traveler/none/nepal?s_cid=ncezid-dgmq-travel-single-001). If you must travel, such as for humanitarian… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Tropical Cyclone Pam in Vanuatu

    Updated May 27, 2015

    Tropical Cyclone Pam hit Vanuatu on March 14, 2015. Vanuatu is an island nation in the South Pacific consisting of about 80 small islands…. Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Measles in Ethiopia

    Updated May 27, 2015

    What is the current situation? According to the World Health Organization, Ethiopia is experiencing an ongoing measles outbreak. As of May 5, 2015, the… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    H5N1 Bird Flu in Egypt

    Updated May 27, 2015

    What is the current situation? According to the World Health Organization, as of May 1, 2015, Egypt has reported 165 human cases of H5N1… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Cholera in Ghana

    Updated May 27, 2015

    What is the current situation? According to ReliefWeb, as of April 19, 2015, there have been more than 570 cases and 5 deaths reported… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Chikungunya in Mexico

    Updated May 27, 2015

    What is the current situation? Beginning in October 2014, locally transmitted cases of chikungunya have been reported in Mexico. Local transmission means that mosquitoes… Read More »

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    Avian Flu (H7N9) in China

    Updated May 27, 2015

    What is the current situation? According to the World Health Organization, 665 cases and 229 deaths from H7N9 flu have been reported globally from… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Measles in Kyrgyzstan

    Updated May 27, 2015

    What is the current situation? According to the World Health Organization, Kyrgyzstan is experiencing an ongoing measles outbreak. Kyrgyzstan has reported more than 18,000… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Dengue in Malaysia

    Updated May 27, 2015

    What is the current situation? According to the World Health Organization, as of April 11, 2015, more than 35,700 cases of dengue fever, including… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Hand, Foot, and Mouth (HFMD) Disease in Japan

    Updated May 27, 2015

    What is the current situation? According to the World Health Organization, as of April 22, Japan has reported more than 19,400 cases of hand,… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Dengue in Brazil

    Updated May 27, 2015

    What is the current situation? According to Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), as of May 8, 2015, 745,957 cases of dengue fever, including 229… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Measles in Germany

    Updated May 27, 2015

    What is the current situation? As of May 11, 2015, the Berlin Senate Department of Health and Social Affairs has reported more than 1,700… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Measles in Vietnam

    Updated May 27, 2015

    What is the current situation? According to the World Health Organization as of April 20, 2015, there are 332 suspected cases of measles in… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Cholera in the Dominican Republic

    Updated May 27, 2015

    What is the current situation? An outbreak of cholera has been ongoing in the Dominican Republic since November 2010. Cases continue to be reported… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Cholera in Cuba

    Updated May 27, 2015

    According to the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Cuban health authorities have reported more than 700 cases of cholera, including 3 deaths, since July… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Cholera in Haiti

    Updated May 27, 2015

    What is the current situation? An outbreak of cholera has been ongoing in Haiti since October 2010. Cases continue to be reported but in… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Ebola virus disease in Liberia

    Updated May 26, 2015

    Travel Health Notice On May 9, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared an end to the outbreak of Ebola virus disease in Liberia as… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Mumps in Scotland

    Updated May 19, 2015

    What is the current situation? As of March 22, 2015, Health Protection Scotland has reported 242 confirmed mumps cases in 2015. This is an… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Meningococcal Disease in Nigeria

    Updated May 19, 2015

    What is the current situation? As of March 29, 2015, a total of 1,346 cases of meningitis, including 50 deaths, have been reported from… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Meningococcal Disease in Niger

    Updated May 19, 2015

    What is the current situation? As of May 10, 2015, a total of 5,855 suspected cases of meningococcal disease and 406 deaths have been… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Hajj and Umrah in Saudi Arabia

    Updated May 7, 2015

    The annual Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, is among the largest mass gatherings in the world. It draws about 3 million Muslims from… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Hepatitis A in Mexico

    Updated May 7, 2015

    Released: May 06, 2015 Travel Health Notice There have been a number of cases of Hepatitis A reported among travellers from the United States… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Hepatitis A in Mexico (Tulum)

    Updated May 4, 2015

    What is the current situation? As of May 1, 2015, a total of 27 cases of hepatitis A have been reported in US travelers… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Dengue in Malaysia

    Updated May 1, 2015

    What is the current situation? According to the World Health Organization, as of March 21, 2015, more than 30,800 cases of dengue fever, including… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Avian Influenza (H5N1): Global Update

    Updated April 23, 2015

    Updated: April 21, 2015 Travel Health Notice Avian influenza (H5N1), commonly known as “bird flu”, is a viral infection that can spread easily and… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Typhoid in Uganda

    Updated April 21, 2015

    What is the current situation? More than 12,000 suspected cases of typhoid and 2 deaths have been reported in Uganda from January 1 through… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    2015 World Expo in Milan, Italy

    Updated April 21, 2015

    The 2015 World Exposition will be held in Milan, Italy, from May 1, 2015, through October 31, 2015. With more than 140 countries participating,… Read More »

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    Dengue in Brazil

    Updated April 21, 2015

    What is the current situation? According to Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), as of March 27, 2015, 224,101 cases of dengue fever, including 52… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Hand, Foot, and Mouth (HFMD) Disease in Singapore

    Updated April 20, 2015

    What is the current situation? According to the World Health Organization, Singapore has reported more than 4,000 cases of hand, foot, and mouth disease… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Measles in Angola

    Updated April 20, 2015

    What is the current situation? According to the World Health Organization, Angola is experiencing an ongoing measles outbreak. The number of confirmed measles cases… Read More »

  • LEVEL:

    Measles in Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Updated April 20, 2015

    What is the current situation? As of February 2015, the Federal Institute of Public Health in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina has reported… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV)

    Updated April 20, 2015

    Travel Health Notice Since April 2012, cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) have been identified in the following countries in the Middle… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Cholera in Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti and Mexico

    Updated April 20, 2015

    Travel Health Notice In recent years, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti and Mexico have reported cases of cholera. No new cases of cholera have been… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Measles: Global Update

    Updated April 20, 2015

    Travel Health Notice Measles is a highly contagious viral disease. It is one of the leading causes of death in children worldwide. Measles cases occur… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Dengue Fever: Global Update

    Updated April 20, 2015

    Travel Health Notice Outbreaks of dengue fever have become increasingly frequent over the past 25 years. Dengue fever is a disease spread to humans… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Chikungunya in Samoa

    Updated February 20, 2015

    Updated: February 18, 2015 What is the current situation? For the first time, locally transmitted cases of chikungunya have been reported in Samoa. Local transmission… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Dengue in China (Guangdong Province)

    Updated February 20, 2015

    Updated: February 18, 2015 What is the current situation? The World Health Organization reported more than 47,300 dengue cases in China in 2014. This is… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Chikungunya in French Polynesia

    Updated February 20, 2015

    Updated: February 18, 2015 What is the current situation? An outbreak of chikungunya has been ongoing in French Polynesia since October 2014, with more than… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Avian influenza (H7N9 and others) in China

    Updated February 16, 2015

    Updated: February 12, 2015 Travel Health Notice Since April 2013, confirmed human cases of an avian influenza virus identified as A(H7N9) have been reported… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Chikungunya in the Cook Islands

    Updated February 16, 2015

    Released: February 11, 2015 What is the current situation? Local transmission of chikungunya virus has recently been reported in the Cook Islands. Local transmission means… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    MERS in the Arabian Peninsula

    Updated January 27, 2015

    Updated: January 26, 2015 What is the Current Situation? Countries in or near the Arabian Peninsula View Larger Map Cases of MERS (Middle East Respiratory… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Avian influenza (H7N9 and others) in China

    Updated January 20, 2015

    Updated: January 16, 2015 Travel Health Notice Since April 2013, confirmed human cases of an avian influenza virus identified as A(H7N9) have been reported… Read More »

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    Chikungunya in Bermuda (UK)

    Updated January 20, 2015

    Released: January 16, 2015 What is the current situation? In December 2014, Bermuda reported local transmission of chikungunya. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Chikungunya in the Caribbean

    Updated January 20, 2015

    Updated: January 13, 2015 What is the current situation? In December 2013, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported local transmission of chikungunya in Saint Martin…. Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Chikungunya in South America

    Updated January 20, 2015

    Updated: January 13, 2015 What is the current situation? In December 2013, French Guiana reported locally transmitted cases for the first time in South America…. Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Ebola in Mali

    Updated November 19, 2014

    Updated: November 16, 2014 The purpose of this alert is to notify travelers that a few Ebola cases have been reported in Bamako, Mali, and… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Avian influenza (H7N9 and others) in China

    Updated November 19, 2014

    Updated: November 14, 2014 Travel Health Notice Since March 2013, confirmed human cases of an avian influenza virus identified as A(H7N9) have been reported… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Ebola virus disease in Senegal

    Updated October 27, 2014

    Updated: October 24, 2014 Travel Health Notice There have been no cases of Ebola virus disease reported in Senegal for 42 days (two incubation… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Ebola virus disease in Democratic Republic of Congo

    Updated October 20, 2014

    Updated: October 09, 2014 Travel Health Notice The Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of Congo has confirmed cases and deaths of Ebola. … Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Schistosomiasis in Corsica (France)

    Updated October 20, 2014

    Updated: October 09, 2014 Learn more about schistosomiasis What is the current situation? According to the European Centre for Disease Control , 6 people were infected… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Polio in Somalia

    Updated October 20, 2014

    Updated: October 09, 2014 Nearby Polio Outbreaks: Polio in Ethiopia What is the current situation? According to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, as of August… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Sarcocystosis in Malaysia

    Updated September 8, 2014

    Updated: September 05, 2014 What is the current situation? CDC has received reports from GeoSentinel1 and other European travel and tropical medicine partners of more… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Polio in Cameroon

    Updated August 18, 2014

    Updated: August 11, 2014 Nearby Polio Outbreaks: Polio in Equatorial Guinea What is the current situation? According to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, as of… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    The Hajj 1435/2014 and Umrah

    Updated August 18, 2014

    Travel Health Notice The Hajj is the largest annual gathering in the world. Almost three million Muslims attend this spiritual pilgrimage in Mecca, Saudi… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Polio in Equatorial Guinea

    Updated August 4, 2014

    What is the current situation? According to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, as of July 15, 2014, 5 cases of polio have been reported… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Polio in Syria

    Updated August 4, 2014

    What is the current situation? According to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative,  36 cases (1 case in 2014) of polio have been reported from… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Polio in Ethiopia

    Updated August 4, 2014

    What is the current situation? According to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, in 2013, 10 cases (1 case in 2014) were reported from the… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Polio in Iraq

    Updated August 4, 2014

    What is the current situation? According to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, as of July 15, 2014, 2 cases of polio have been reported… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Malaria in Egypt

    Updated June 27, 2014

    Released: June 26, 2014 Learn more about Malaria The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) received information that 19 locally transmitted1 malaria cases have… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    World Cup in Brazil

    Updated June 24, 2014

    The Fédération Internationale de Football Association’s (FIFA) World Cup is a football (soccer) tournament held every 4 years with teams competing from all over… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 1

    Sarcocystosis in Malaysia

    Updated June 16, 2014

    Released: June 13, 2014 What is the current situation? CDC has received reports from GeoSentinel1 and other European travel and tropical medicine partners of more… Read More »

  • LEVEL: 2

    Ebola Outbreak in West Africa

    Updated May 30, 2014

    Travel Health Notice The Ministry of Health of Guinea continues to report on the evolving outbreak of Ebola virus disease (formerly known as Ebola… Read More »

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