In Hong Kong, China, the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health has issued an appeal for vigilance against the disease.
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A British holidaymaker has died after contracting rabies in Morocco after being bitten by a cat.
Egypt has launched a food hygiene improvement project.
The CDC says that key health risks that travellers should be looking out for this holiday season are Zika and measles.
Thailand’s health ministry has confirmed two ongoing infectious disease outbreaks in the country – measles and dengue.
Healix International has released its October report, in which it identifies a number of potential health issues for travelling workers, with a particular focus on the risks for pregnant employees.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced that Australia has eliminated rubella.
A 30-per-cent rise in tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) in Switzerland this year has prompted health authorities to consider broadening vaccination recommendations against the disease.
Government data has found the epidemic has reached a total number of cases of 2,192 and has caused 12 deaths.
The polio outbreak warning has been updated in five countries: the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, Somalia and Syria.