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Global travel health news and disease outbreak coverage.

13 November 2017

The south California, US iteration of Disneyland has suffered from an outbreak of Legionnaires' Disease.

06 November 2017

The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced that it is assisting the Kenyan Ministry of Health to combat an outbreak of Marburg Virus Disease (MVD), which spread to the country from neighbouring Uganda.

 
01 November 2017

UK doctors are bracing for an outbreak of flu.

31 October 2017

Scientists have found a link between the spread of the Ebola virus and deforestation, a breakthrough that researchers say can help act as an early warning system for future outbreaks.

30 October 2017

The UK’s Public Health journal is preparing a special issue on travel health, aiming to bring together a collection of papers across the sciences, on those aspects of travel that matter most to population health, healthcare delivery and related public policy.

23 October 2017

The Madagascan plague outbreak has killed at least 94 people, with the number infected since August now thought to be around 1,150.

19 October 2017

One tourist has been killed and 17 taken seriously ill after an outbreak of Legionnaires disease on Palmanova, a Majorcan island popular with tourists.

18 October 2017

The European Regional Verification Commission has confirmed that the UK has achieved elimination status of measles.

09 October 2017

Australia is has had a total of 193,673 laboratory confirmed notifications of Influenza in 2017.

03 October 2017

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced that it is rapidly upscaling its response to a recent outbreak of plague in Madagascar.

28 September 2017

The World Health Organization (WHO) has found that around 25 million abortions performed worldwide are unsafe – nearly half of all procedures.

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