Researchers at Australia’s national science agency CSIRO have developed a new tool to understand how infectious diseases found overseas might spread in Australia.
Global travel health news and disease outbreak coverage.
Carnival season in Brazil runs from 1 to 9 March in 2019, and in the country’s capital of Rio de Janeiro, one million participants are expected, including many travellers from Europe
According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s latest weekly US Influenza Surveillance Report, influenza activity is continuing to increase in the US.
Recent disease outbreak news from the World Health Organization highlights that in Brazil it is currently the seasonal period for yellow fever and that further transmission of the disease is expected in the coming months based on seasonal patterns.
A new study from the University of Warwick in the UK has found that efforts to reduce the use of antibiotics in low-to-middle-income countries could be impeded by fears around leaving infectious diseases untreated.
According to researchers at Rockefeller University in New York City, US, feeding mosquitoes human diet drugs can put them off biting and could be used to prevent diseases such as Zika and malaria.
Two falsified rabies vaccines have been discovered in circulation in the Philippines and increased vigilance should be taken by hospitals, clinics, health centres, wholesalers, distributors and pharmacies.
The latest WHO External Situation Report provides up-to-date details on the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
A project sponsored by the EU entitled ‘Vaccines and InfecTious diseases in the Ageing popuLation’ (VITAL) has been launched to address the challenges posed by infections.
Researchers at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) have developed a new online training programme to keep healthcare workers safe when treating patients with Ebola.