On World Malaria Day Healix International has highlighted the importance of employers taking preventative measures for employees travelling to high-risk zones.
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New research has found that there has been an uptick in vaccine preventable diseases in Venezuela.
Metabiota has launched a new tracker that can monitor infectious disease threats on a global scale.
A public health emergency has been declared in New York in the US due to a growing outbreak of measles.
The latest External Situation Report from the World Health Organization states that the continuing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is ‘of particular concern’.
In its latest travellers’ health update, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has warned that travellers to parts of the Caribbean, Central and South America Western Pacific Islands, Australia, Southeast Asia and Africa are at risk of contracting dengue.
A US-based hospital has warned that 200 people may have been exposed to the measles virus after a seven-year-old girl with the illness visited its emergency department.
In Nigeria, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has warned that there are fake meningitis vaccines circulating.
The US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention has modified its advisory against travelling to India due to Zika from ‘ongoing outbreak’ to ‘current or past transmission but no current outbreak’.
The Ebola epidemic in the DRC persists, amid distrust of its existence.