Researchers in one of the teams at the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) have developed a vaccine that could immunise travellers and locals against Chikungunya.
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At the end of March, more than 213 countries and overseas territories or communities worldwide had reported laboratory confirmed cases of pandemic influenza H1N1 2009, including at least 16,713 deaths
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has advised travellers venturing to Bali to avoid close contact with the animals there following a 2009 report by the Indonesia Ministry of Health, which confirmed 15 deaths caused by rabies
British researchers have developed a new air filter that could help to reduce the spread of swine flu and other illnesses among passengers onboard commercial airline flights
More than 15 British tourists who stayed at the all-inclusive five-star Hauza Beach Hotel in Egypt this year are considering taking legal action against their tour operators after all experienced serious gastric problems after being fed under-cooked food
The British Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) has updated its travel and safety information for travellers visiting Cambodia.
According to a survey by Mercer, around two in five employers (41 per cent) do not have a human resources policy in place for health-related emergencies.
Latest figures from the WHO show the number of swine flu cases around the world continues to rise
According to the World Health Organization, as of 06:00 am, 8 June 2009, 73 countries have officially reported 25,288 cases of influenza A(H1N1) infection, including 139 deaths
The UK's Foreign and Commonwealth Office has lifted a ban on all but essential travel to Mexico following the outbreak of swine flu.
According to the World Health Organization, on 10 May 2009, 29 countries have officially reported 4379 cases of influenza A(H1N1) infection. Mexico has reported 1,626 laboratory confirmed human cases of infection, including 45 deaths. The United States has reported 2,254 laboratory confirmed human cases, including two deaths. Canada has reported 280 laboratory confirmed human cases, including one death. Costa Rica has reported eight laboratory confirmed human cases, including one death.