It’s a new year, but the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo rages on and is now in its sixth month.
Global travel health news and disease outbreak coverage.
GetGoing has highlighted the riskiest holiday destinations in terms of disease transmission, with Kenya, India and Thailand top of the list.
A Royal Caribbean International cruise ship has returned home early after almost 500 people on board were struck down by a gastrointestinal illness.
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.
Metabiota believes that the travel and tourism industry is likely to be affected by a health crisis in the coming year.
CDC warns that international travellers should consider a pretravel consultation with travel health specialists.
India has asked the US to withdraw or modify a travel advisory that was previously issued over an outbreak of Zika.
None of the European Union (EU) Member States could demonstrate that they reach the EU target of 75-per-cent influenza vaccination coverage for vulnerable groups
In South Africa, the peak summer malaria season has arrived, and the National Institute for Communicable Diseases has issued warnings for travellers to domestic or international destinations to ensure adequate protection.
In the latest report from Healix International, travellers to the US are advised to be aware of an ongoing outbreak of Escherichia coli caused by Romaine lettuce.