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Global travel health news and disease outbreak coverage.

Dark bats in the city
04 December 2018

An alert has been issued by India’s Health Department due to fear of an outbreak of Nipah in Kerala.

Doctor disinfects skin of patient before vaccination
03 December 2018

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a travel advisory for Madagascar due to a large measles outbreak.

Lab with experimental Ebola virus vaccine
30 November 2018

WHO states that as the Ebola virus disease outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo approaches five months since declaration, responding to the outbreak continues to be a challenge. 

Malaria virus - blood in a test tube
27 November 2018

The World Health Organization recently published the World Malaria Report 2018, providing an update on global and regional malaria data and trends.

Caesar salad
21 November 2018

The CDC advises consumers in the US to avoid consuming romaine lettuce and retailers and restaurants not to serve or sell any due to an outbreak of Escherichia coli.

MERS virus test
20 November 2018

Four additional cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection have been reported from 16 through 30 October 2018

Mosquito
19 November 2018

Tiger mosquito spread leads to Spain’s first domestic case.

Dr making stop sign with hand
16 November 2018

WHO says new measures to surmount obstacles in responding to the Ebola outbreak in the DRC are having a positive impact 

No mosquito sign
15 November 2018

In Honduras in Central America, there has been a sharp increase in dengue fever cases in the last month.

Safety of drinking water concept
14 November 2018

In Hong Kong, China, the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health has issued an appeal for vigilance against the disease. 

Yawning cat
13 November 2018

A British holidaymaker has died after contracting rabies in Morocco after being bitten by a cat.

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