041515 World Status Report

Brought to you by the International Center Risk and Safety Office. Use this report to be up to date about risks identified by worldwide official and professional sources.

This information may change without prior notice

Avoid Nonessential Travel

CDC

  • 04/15/2015 Ebola standing travel notice. CDC urges all US residents to avoid nonessential travel to Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone because of unprecedented outbreaks of Ebola in those countries.

Take Enhanced Precautions

WHO

  • 04/15/2015 A month after Cyclone Pam, Vanuatu continues to face health challenges. Working with the Ministry of Health of Vanuatu and other partners, WHO has made significant progress in addressing the health needs of the more than 160 000 people affected by Cyclone Pam. However, a month after the Category 5 storm ravaged the Pacific island country, many pressing health challenges remain.
  • 04/15/2015 WHO’s humanitarian response in Yemen. WHO is working to meet humanitarian health needs in Yemen. WHO has identified five key activities in its response; one for example is strengthening delivery of trauma care by making sure that sufficient life-saving emergency medicines, surgical supplies, and qualified medical staff are available throughout the country, especially in areas witnessing escalated violence.

Ebola News

CDC

WHO

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control