WHO says new measures to surmount obstacles in responding to the Ebola outbreak in the DRC are having a positive impact
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In Honduras in Central America, there has been a sharp increase in dengue fever cases in the last month.
In Hong Kong, China, the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health has issued an appeal for vigilance against the disease.
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.