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Avoid Nonessential Travel
- 04/16/2015 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
- 04/15/2015 Measles in Kyrgyzstan. Kyrgyzstan is experiencing an ongoing measles outbreak. CDC recommends that travelers to Kyrgyzstan protect themselves by making sure they are vaccinated against measles, particularly infants and children. Clinicians should keep measles in mind when treating patients with fever and rash, especially if the patient has recently traveled internationally.
- 04/15/2015 Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus – China. On 10 April 2015, the National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) of China notified WHO of 20 additional laboratory-confirmed cases of human infection with avian influenza A (H7N9) virus, including 4 deaths.
- Key Facts About Malaria
- 04/15/2015 148 foreigners evacuated from Yemen as thousands more wait their turn. Some 148 foreign nationals have been evacuated from Yemen on an emergency flight from the capital San’aa, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Wednesday.
- 04/15/2015 Updated Case Counts (From WHO SitReps). Countries with Widespread Transmission, Countries with an Initial Case or Cases and/or Localized Transmission, Previously Affected Countries.
- 04/16/2015 Ebola data and statistics. Reports 25 831 cases and 10 699 deaths in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
- 04/15/2015 UNMEER Situation Report. KEY POINTS. UNMEER SRSG Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed visits Kambia and Port Loko districts in northern Sierra Leone. Campaign of sensitization and early detection of EVD cases is ongoing in Forécariah, Guinea. Schools in Sierra Leone re-opened yesterday, about nine months since they were closed following the EVD outbreak.