In Nigeria, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has warned that there are fake meningitis vaccines circulating.
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The US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention has modified its advisory against travelling to India due to Zika from ‘ongoing outbreak’ to ‘current or past transmission but no current outbreak’.
The Ebola epidemic in the DRC persists, amid distrust of its existence.
A county in New York, US, has declared a state of emergency following a severe measles outbreak, and barred unvaccinated children from public areas.
New Zealand authorities have said that passengers on a flight from Melbourne, Australia, to Christchurch, New Zealand, on 19 March were exposed to measles.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently eased its travel advisory for pregnant women as the threat of Zika diminishes but confusion abounds.
In Brazil, Rio de Janeiro health officials are on alert, with dengue cases having risen by almost half this year compared with the same period in 2018.
Measles cases are on the rise on a global scale and employers should conduct detailed risk assessments before sending employees overseas.
Two cases of laboratory-confirmed Barmah Forest virus disease have been reported in Tasmania in 2019.
According to new research from IHG Hotels & Resorts, four in five people have had trouble sleeping when travelling away from home, which can place a strain on health.