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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.
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Watch - Dengue in the Mediterranean Region

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 21:00
Locally acquired dengue virus infection has been reported in France and Spain. The risk of infection to travelers to the Mediterranean region is low.

Watch - Chikungunya in Ethiopia

Mon, 10/07/2019 - 21:00
There is an outbreak of chikungunya in Ethiopia. You can protect yourself against chikungunya disease by preventing mosquito bites

Alert - Polio in the Philippines

Mon, 10/07/2019 - 21:00
There is a polio outbreak in the Philippines.

Alert - Yellow Fever in Nigeria

Sun, 10/06/2019 - 21:00
A large, ongoing outbreak of yellow fever in Nigeria began in September 2017. The outbreak is now spread throughout the country. Travelers going to Nigeria should receive vaccination against yellow fever at least 10 days before travel and should take steps to prevent mosquito bites while there.

Watch - Extensively Drug-Resistant Typhoid Fever in Pakistan

Sun, 09/29/2019 - 21:00
There is an ongoing outbreak of extensively drug-resistant (XDR) typhoid fever in Pakistan. Extensively drug-resistant infections do not respond to most antibiotics.

Watch - Rosh Hashanah Pilgrimage to Uman, Ukraine

Wed, 09/25/2019 - 21:00
The annual Rosh Hashanah pilgrimage to the grave site of Rebbe Nachman will take place September 29 through October 1, 2019. Attendance at this pilgrimage continues to increase, with more than 30,000 people participating in 2018. Any mass gathering is associated with health risks, including the spread of infectious diseases such as measles. On going measles outbreak in Ukraine puts travelers who are not vaccinated at risk.

Watch - Dengue in Asia and the Pacific Islands

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 21:00
Dengue is a risk in many parts of Asia and the Pacific Islands. Some countries are reporting increased numbers of cases of the disease. Travelers to Asia and the Pacific Islands can protect themselves by preventing mosquito bites.

Warning - Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas

Wed, 09/11/2019 - 21:00
Parts of the Bahamas, including the Abacos and Grand Bahama Island, have been severely affected by Hurricane Dorian. US residents should avoid nonessential travel to affected parts of the Bahamas.

Watch - Dengue in Africa and the Middle East

Mon, 08/26/2019 - 21:00
Dengue is a risk in many parts of Central and South America, Mexico, and the Caribbean. Some countries are reporting increased numbers of cases of the disease. Travelers to Africa and the Middle East can protect themselves by preventing mosquito bites.

Watch - Dengue in Asia and the Pacific Islands

Mon, 08/26/2019 - 21:00
Dengue is a risk in many parts of Asia and the Pacific Islands. Some countries are reporting increased numbers of cases of the disease. Travelers to the Americas can protect themselves by preventing mosquito bites.

Watch - Dengue in Africa and the Middle East

Mon, 08/26/2019 - 21:00
Dengue is a risk in many parts of Central and South America, Mexico, and the Caribbean. Some countries are reporting increased numbers of cases of the disease. Travelers to the Americas can protect themselves by preventing mosquito bites.

Watch - Dengue in the Americas

Mon, 08/26/2019 - 21:00
Dengue is a risk in many parts of Central and South America, Mexico, and the Caribbean. Some countries are reporting increased numbers of cases of the disease. Travelers to the Americas can protect themselves by preventing mosquito bites.

Alert - Polio in Ghana

Sun, 08/25/2019 - 21:00
There is a polio outbreak in Ghana. CDC recommends that all travelers to Ghana be vaccinated fully against polio.

Watch - Malaria in Burundi

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 21:00
There is a malaria epidemic in Burundi, a country in central Africa. To prevent malaria infection, travelers should take prescription medicine and take steps to prevent mosquito bites.

Alert - Polio in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 21:00
There is a polio outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). CDC recommends that all travelers to DRC be vaccinated fully against polio.

Alert - Polio in Papua New Guinea

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 21:00
There is an outbreak of polio in Papua New Guinea. CDC recommends that all travelers to Papua New Guinea be fully vaccinated against polio.

Alert - Polio in Somalia

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 21:00
There is a polio outbreak in Somalia. CDC recommends that all travelers to Somalia be vaccinated fully against polio.

Alert - Polio in Niger

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 21:00
There is a polio outbreak in Niger. CDC recommends that all travelers to Niger be vaccinated fully against polio.

Alert - Polio in Indonesia

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 21:00
There is a polio outbreak in Indonesia. CDC recommends that all travelers to Indonesia be vaccinated fully against polio.

Alert - Polio in Nigeria

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 21:00
There is a polio outbreak in Nigeria. CDC recommends that all travelers to Nigeria be vaccinated fully against polio.

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