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Global travel health news and disease outbreak coverage.

19 February 2018

In addition to tragic loss of life, the next global infectious disease outbreak could harm the US export economy and threaten US jobs

15 February 2018

A suspected outbreak of anthrax has been reported in Turkey.

13 February 2018

Oklahoma, US is experiencing its first confirmed case of measles since 2015.

08 February 2018

A recent study has identified how to improve the World Health Organization (WHO) eradication strategy for a skin disease.

07 February 2018

Ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics, which is due to begin on 9 February, dozens of staffers in Pyeongcheng have been quarantined and the South Korean military deployed following an outbreak of norovirus.

07 February 2018

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is cutting its epidemic prevention programmes in 39 out of 49 countries due to a lack of funding.

01 February 2018

Health care benefits provider Aetna International has released a new whitepaper detailing strategies that can be taken to fight antibiotic resistance.

31 January 2018

GlobalData has recommended that the NHS and other European healthcare providers start administering quadrivalent vaccines in order to better protect against the influenza virus.

30 January 2018

According to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) first release of surveillance data on antibiotic resistance, both high- and low-income countries are experiencing high levels of resistance to a number of serious bacterial infections.

29 January 2018

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has warned travellers to be mindful of the many epidemics that are currently ongoing around the world.

25 January 2018

São Paulo closed its zoo and botanical gardens on 23 January after a wild monkey that had died of yellow fever was found in the immediate area. 

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