Travel Notices - CDC Travelers' Health

Travel notices are designed to inform travelers and clinicians about current health issues related to specific destinations. These issues may arise from disease outbreaks, special events or gatherings, natural disasters, or other conditions that may affect travelers’ health.
Travel Notices - CDC Travelers' Health
  1. Watch - Malaria in Burundi

    A malaria epidemic has been declared by the Burundi Ministry of Health. CDC continues to recommend that travelers to Burundi take prescription medicine to prevent malaria.
  2. Watch - Measles in Germany

    Health officials in Germany have reported an outbreak of measles. CDC recommends that travelers to Germany protect themselves by making sure they are vaccinated against measles.
  3. Watch - Measles in Italy

    Health officials in Italy have reported an outbreak of measles. CDC recommends that travelers to Italy protect themselves by making sure they are vaccinated against measles.
  4. Watch - Measles in Belgium

    Health officials in Belgium have reported an outbreak of measles. CDC recommends that travelers to Belgium protect themselves by making sure they are vaccinated against measles.
  5. Alert - Yellow Fever in Brazil

    The Brazilian Ministry of Health has reported an ongoing outbreak of yellow fever starting in December 2016. In response to this outbreak, health authorities have recently expanded the list of areas in which yellow fever vaccination is recommended for travelers.
  6. Alert - Hajj and Umrah in Saudi Arabia

    The annual Hajj, or pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, is among the largest mass gatherings in the world. Because of the crowds, mass gatherings such as Hajj and Umrah are associated with unique health risks. Before you go, you should visit a travel health specialist for advice, make sure you are up to date on all routine and recommended vaccines, and learn about other health and safety issues that could affect you during your trip.
  7. Watch - Measles in Indonesia

    Health officials in Australia, Canada, and Taiwan have reported several cases of measles in travelers returning from Indonesia, including the island of Bali.
  8. Watch - Ross River virus disease in Australia

    The Australian Ministry of Health has reported 3,086 cases of mosquito-borne Ross River virus infection in 2017, most of them occurring in southern states near large population centers. This includes 1,528 cases in the state of Victoria, including the city of Melbourne.
  9. Alert - Zika Virus in Argentina

    Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported in Argentina. Local mosquito transmission means that mosquitoes in the area are infected with Zika virus and are spreading it to people.
  10. Alert - Malaria in South Africa

    Cases of malaria have been reported in parts of three provinces in South Africa where transmission of the disease does not usually occur.

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Important Notice

You are advised to visit your general practice surgery or a travel medicine clinic at least 6 weeks before you travel. However, it is never too late to seek advice.

If you have a medical condition, you are advised to discuss the suitability of the trip before you book.

 

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