Global travel health news and disease outbreak coverage.

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

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.

12 November 2018

Egypt has launched a food hygiene improvement project.

Traveller with suitcase in airport
08 November 2018

The CDC says that key health risks that travellers should be looking out for this holiday season are Zika and measles.

Map of Thailand
07 November 2018

Thailand’s health ministry has confirmed two ongoing infectious disease outbreaks in the country – measles and dengue.

Pregnant woman holding plane model on her tummy
06 November 2018

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.