060815 – Word 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.

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Avoid Nonessential Travel

CDC

  • 06/08/2015 Nepal standing travel notice. CDC recommends that US residents avoid all nonessential travel to Nepal. If you must travel, such as for humanitarian aid work, then protect yourself by following CDC’s advice below.
  • 06/08/2015 Ebola standing travel notice. CDC urges all US residents to avoid nonessential travel to Guinea and Sierra Leone because of unprecedented outbreaks of Ebola in those countries.

U.S. Department of State

Take Enhanced Precautions

CDC

WHO

  • 06/06/2015 Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Republic of Korea. On 5 June 2015, the National IHR Focal Point of the Republic of Korea notified WHO of 5 additional confirmed cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV), including 1 death.
  • 06/06/2015 Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Saudi Arabia. Between 1 and 4 June 2015, the National IHR Focal Point for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia notified WHO of 5 additional cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection, including 1 death.
  • 06/04/2015 Cholera in Tanzania. Tanzania’s large-scale cholera outbreak is not solely confined to the thousands of Burundian refugees who fled insecurity at home. Local Tanzanians have also been infected with the water-borne disease, prompting scaled-up surveillance efforts by the World Health Organization (WHO) and health authorities to trace and stamp out any new cases.

United Nations

  • 06/05/2015 Syria. “The members of the Security Council expressed their deep concern at the continued high level of violence in Syria.”

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

Ebola News

CDC

WHO

United Nations