Global travel health news and disease outbreak coverage.

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.

Young woman with face mask in the street
09 January 2019

Metabiota believes that the travel and tourism industry is likely to be affected by a health crisis in the coming year. 

Doctor consulting patient
09 January 2019

CDC warns that international travellers should consider a pretravel consultation with travel health specialists.

08 January 2019

 India has asked the US to withdraw or modify a travel advisory that was previously issued over an outbreak of Zika.

EU map
03 January 2019

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