Global travel health news and disease outbreak coverage.

Newly emerged Nipah in India
22 May 2018

Three people have tested positive for, and 25 have been hospitalised with, symptoms of Nipah infection in Kerala, India.

Ebola immunisation campaign in the DRC
21 May 2018

Health workers in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will shortly begin an immunisation campaign to control the Ebola outbreak.

Infectious diseases in Venezuela
18 May 2018

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has warned against all nonessential travel to Venezuela due to infectious disease outbreaks.

Meningitis vaccination campaign in Fiji
17 May 2018

A meningococcal meningitis C vaccination campaign has begun in the Central Division (Ra subdivision) of Fiji.

Malaria reported in Costa Rica
15 May 2018

A case of malaria has been reported in a US traveller who visited the Osa Peninsula in the Puntarenas Province in Costa Rica.

New Ebola outbreak in the DRC
14 May 2018

A new outbreak of Ebola has been declared in Bikoro in Equateur Province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

E. coli on the rise in the US
10 May 2018

According to a recent update from the US Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the number of E. coli cases in the US has increased.

New research on Ebola therapeutics
09 May 2018

Recent research published in Nature Microbiology has identified and studied Ebola antibodies that could be used to design universal therapeutics that are effective against different Ebola species.

New guide for infectious disease control
04 May 2018

Experts have published a practical guide for infectious disease control in clinics.

Yemen susceptible to cholera
04 May 2018

According to UK media outlet The Telegraph, medical experts in Yemen are taking action to avoid a repeat of the worst cholera epidemic in recent times.

Growing threat of vector-borne diseases
03 May 2018

According to a recent report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, emerging vector-borne diseases pose a growing threat to the health of the population in the US