The National Institute for Communicable Diseases in South Africa are advising travellers returning from the southern African region should be aware of a number of infectious disease risks related to travel...

Rabies is a topic we report on on the website often and have discussed on the podcast several times. Last May, we reported on a human rabies death in a Virginia resident who traveled overseas, where...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a travel notice for Tijuana, Mexico after some US residents who retuned were diagnosed with infections caused by an antibiotic-resistant form...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a travel advisory for Madagascar due to a large measles outbreak on the island country. Since the first measles cases were reported in the...

A measles outbreak in Colombia has prompted the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to issue a travel notice last week. Between March and October this year, Colombia has reported 129 confirmed...

An outbreak of measles in Israel, where over 1,000 cases have been reported since September, has prompted the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to advise travelers to the country to make...

The dengue fever outbreak in Senegal continues, with the disease being confirmed in new districts. As of 3 November 2018, the cumulative number of suspected cases is 2,123, of which 216 are confirmed. ...

Polio outbreaks in several countries has prompted the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to issue travel notices for Nigeria, Somalia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Papua...

Japan has reported more than 1,100 rubella cases this year, the most cases reported in four years. This outbreak has prompted the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to issue a travel notice...

With an ongoing outbreak of monkeypox in Nigeria and three recent exported cases to other countries, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have issued a notice for travelers to Nigeria. As...