The US Department of State has issued an urgent travel advisory to all Americans who are in Venezuela or plan to travel to Venezuela, due to the US Government having limited ability to provide emergency services.
Global travel health news and disease outbreak coverage.
In the state of Washington in the US, a state of emergency has been declared due to an outbreak of measles.
On the Gulf of Nicoya Coast in Costa Rica, contaminated food is believed to be responsible for 33 hepatitis infections reported over an 11-day period this month.
The Caribbean Public Health Agency has stated that another regional outbreak of dengue fever may occur in the near future.
The World Health Organization has predicted that there are adequate supplies of an experimental Ebola vaccine to control the outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and World Health Organization (WHO) have reported a significant increase in measles cases from various countries in 2019.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 1 Travel Alert (Practise Usual Precautions) in response to an ongoing outbreak of yellow fever in Nigeria.
Healix International has predicted the big health challenges it believes businesses sending employees abroad may face this year.
In New South Wales, Australia, measles and rabies alerts have been issued.
It’s a new year, but the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo rages on and is now in its sixth month.