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The U.S. Department of State warns about risks for travel North Korea and Iran. The CDC reports on Malaria in Cape Verde and Cholera in Yemen, and shares advice on how to remain cool in extreme heat weather. WHO reports on the Cholera situation in Yemen. The United Nations warn of rise in violence in the Central African Republic. International SOS shares advise for pilgrims ahead of Hajj 2017.
The CDC updates the Zika Virus advisory for 55 countries, reports about rabies in Malaysia and Dengue in Sri Lanka, and shares recommendations on how to deal with Traveler’s Diahrrea. GDACS reports on the Tropical Cyclone FRANKLIN-17 in Mexico. WHO shares advice on how to recognize Malaria symptoms.
The U.S. Department of State warns about risks for travel to Somalia, Venezuela, Republic of South Sudan, Philippines, Mali, North Korea, Jordan, and Egypt. The CDC reports on Yellow Fever in Brazil; Polio on Nigeria, the DRC, and Syria; Dengue in Sri Lanka, Measles in France and DRC; Chickenpox in Pakistan. The United Nations report concerns of unrest in Mauritania. Read as well health and safety recommendations on Hot Weather, Traveling with Medications, and more in the Recommended Reading / Viewing section of this post.
UT Dallas faculty, staff and students have the following resources and compliance requirements to meet around the electronic devices they plan to take on their travel.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has updated the Aviation Security Enhancements for select last point of departure airports with commercial flights to the United States.
The U.S. Department of State (DOS) warns about risks for travel to Ukraine, Burundi, Algeria, Iraq, Burkina Faso, Colombia, Ethiopia, and Chad. DOS also alerts to the Hurricane and Typhoon Season. The CDC updates the MERS in the Arabian Peninsula advisory, and alerts about a chickenpox outbreak in Pakistan. The CDC shares recommendations for Hajj and Umrah in Saudi Arabia, and how to identify symptoms of heat related medical conditions and recommendations to avoid the heat.
The International Center wants to offer our deepest sympathy to any of you who have been affected by the attack at the London Bridge, Vauxhall, and Borough Market in London. Read for relevant advise for UT Dallas travelers and on-campus services available for UTD enrolled students.