Researchers at the Rega Institute at KU Leuven in Belgium have used genetic data to map the spread of the Ebola virus in West Africa.
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Holidaymakers are being warned to check travel advice on medicines to avoid being penalised.
Several of the Global Virus Network’s (GVN) centres of excellence are researching Nipah virus (NiV) and contributing expertise to the outbreak in the Indian state of Kerala.
As of 5 June 2018, a number of changes have been made to the country risk category for Zika virus transmission.
According to the CDC, 25 more people have become ill from E. coli infections linked to romaine lettuce since the previous update on 16 May.
Thirty people in Almaty, Kazakhstan have been diagnosed with meningococcal meningitis infections.
It is hoped that cooler weather from the southern winter will bring respite from yellow fever in Brazil as mosquito activity is expected to drop.
A new report from the CDC advises on how travellers can avoid disease contamination from holiday pools and hot tubs.
Officials have confirmed that there is a hepatitis A outbreak in Nashville in the US.
WHO has issued an update on the current status of the Ebola virus outbreak in the DRC.