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Avoid Nonessential Travel
- 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.
Take Enhanced Precautions
- 06/09/2015 Zika in Brazil. The CDC recommends that travelers to Brazil protect themselves from mosquito bites.
- 06/01/2015 – 11/30/2015 Hurricane Readiness. The CDC recommends taking precautions in coastal areas at risk.
- 06/09/2015 Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Republic of Korea. On 7 June 2015, the National IHR Focal Point of the Republic of Korea notified WHO of 14 additional confirmed cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV), including 1 death.
- 06/09/2015 Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – United Arab Emirates. On 3 June 2015, the National IHR Focal Point of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) notified WHO of 1 additional fatal case of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection.
- 06/09/2015 Frequently asked questions on MERS-CoV. FAQ on MERS by WHO.
Security Messages for U.S. Citizens
- 06/09/2015 Fighting in Yemen continues to take toll on civilians, with 20 million needing urgent assistance.
- 06/09/2015 UN envoy condemns continuing use of barrel bombs, killing of civilians in Syria conflict.
- 06/10/2015 Updated Case Counts (From WHO SitReps). Countries with Widespread Transmission, Countries with an Initial Case or Cases and/or Localized Transmission, Previously Affected Countries.
- 06/09/15 Ebola data and statistics. Reports 27 237 cases and 11 158 deaths in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.