The World Health Organization has declared the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to be a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC).
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The first patient to be infected with Ebola in Goma in the DRC has died.
A hotel in downtown Atlanta in the US has closed after three cases of Legionnaires’ disease were confirmed there and rabies has hit Disney World’s Epcot park
The Democratic Republic of Congo has confirmed the first case of Ebola in Goma on the Rwanda border.
The ongoing outbreak in the DRC should serve as a ‘global wake-up call’.
A new case of measles has been reported in Brisbane in Queensland, Australia, bringing the total number of cases this year in the Metro North area to four.
A new update from the World Health Organization (WHO) provides information on Zika virus for travellers visiting countries where transmission is present.
Measles outbreaks are ongoing in popular travel destinations worldwide and travellers should ensure they are fully vaccinated at least two weeks before they set off.
In Dhaka cases of Dengue fever have doubled in the past month due to large infestations of the Aedes mosquito.
A new hypothesis published by researchers at Auburn University in the US could provide the foundation for new research exploring the association between habitat loss and the global emergence of infectious diseases.