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Global travel health news and disease outbreak coverage.

Chef washing salad
25 January 2019

On the Gulf of Nicoya Coast in Costa Rica, contaminated food is believed to be responsible for 33 hepatitis infections reported over an 11-day period this month.

Jamaica map
24 January 2019

The Caribbean Public Health Agency has stated that another regional outbreak of dengue fever may occur in the near future.

Researchers in lab
23 January 2019

 The World Health Organization has predicted that there are adequate supplies of an experimental Ebola vaccine to control the outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

MMR vaccine
22 January 2019

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and World Health Organization (WHO) have reported a significant increase in measles cases from various countries in 2019.

Yellow Fever vaccine
21 January 2019

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 1 Travel Alert (Practise Usual Precautions) in response to an ongoing outbreak of yellow fever in Nigeria.

Ill business person at airport
17 January 2019

Healix International has predicted the big health challenges it believes businesses sending employees abroad may face this year.

A bat
16 January 2019

In New South Wales, Australia, measles and rabies alerts have been issued.

Ebola quarantine tape
15 January 2019

It’s a new year, but the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo rages on and is now in its sixth month.

Ill tourist in a hotel
14 January 2019

GetGoing has highlighted the riskiest holiday destinations in terms of disease transmission, with Kenya, India and Thailand top of the list.

Cruise ship travel
14 January 2019

A Royal Caribbean International cruise ship has returned home early after almost 500 people on board were struck down by a gastrointestinal illness.

Concept of infection
10 January 2019

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a level-2 alert for drug-resistant infections in Mexico, meaning that travellers should practice enhanced precautions.

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