A study into the long-term effects of giardiasis, a parasitic disease, and one of the most common causes of gastrointestinal infections in travellers, found that many travellers were still suffering years later
Global travel health news and disease outbreak coverage.
Japan has suffered its first outbreak of dengue fever since 1945, the source of which has been traced to the popular Yoyogi Park, one of Tokyo’s largest open spaces
Medical experts in Australia are warning travellers to be aware of the risk of contracting hepatitis B and C when travelling in the Asia-Pacific region
While much of the world’s focus has been on the recent outbreak of ebola haemorrhagic fever in Africa, commentators and health authorities are keen that other diseases do not fall by the wayside, and the spotlight has been shone on the ongoing threat posed by malaria
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has offered some tips to business travellers who may neglect their own personal health while on work trips.
On 18 June 2014, the Brazil International Health Regulations National Focal Point reported the detection of wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1).
Australian authorities have recently joined together to form ARM – the Australian Response Masters of Epidemiology.
Increases in the number of people returning from holidays in the Caribbean suffering from the mosquito-transmitted virus chikungunya (Chik-V) has prompted a travel alert from the Catalonia regional government in Spain. David Ing reports
On 31 July, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a warning to avoid nonessential travel to the West African nations of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone
The National Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC) has issued an update regarding the ongoing outbreaks of chikungunya virus.