Category Outbreak

080316 – World Status Report

The U.S. Department of State warns of travel to Nigeria, Lebanon and Saudi Arabia. The WHO restates advice for pregnant women on Zika and shares the latest report on the Yellow Fever outbreak in Angola. The CDC updates the Zika virus advisory for 51 countries, announces mosquito transmission detected in Florida in the U.S, and provides guidance for travelers and how to prevent Zika at home.

070616 – World Status Report

The U.S. Department of State warns about travel to Kenya and recommends enhanced precautions for travel to Mali, Laos and Nicaragua. The CDC highlights risks of skin cancer and hand, foot and mouth disease. WHO releases latest report on the Yellow Fever outbreak situation. The United Nations highlight potential for increased terror attacks. GDACS alerts of potential high humanitarian impact for Cyclone NEPARTAK-16 in China. International SOS gives recommendations on travel to Rio and shares an interesting video bit on emergency assistance at 35,000 feet. The CDC and WHO provide additional preventative resources and information on Zika, including breastfeeding in the context of Zika.

062916 – World Status Report

The U.S. Department of State warns citizens against travel to Yemen, Afghanistan and some regions in Turkey. WHO releases situation reports on Yellow fever and Zika Virus outbreaks. The CDC shares advice on how to protect yourself against Zika when traveling to Puerto Rico and Rio

062216 – World Status Report

The U.S. Department of State warns U.S. citizens to defer all travel to some regions in Ukraine. CDC releases guidelines for travelers to and residents of areas with mosquito borne diseases, including areas with Zika Transmission. WHO gives health advice for the Olympic Games, and reports on yellow fever outbreaks in Angola and the DRC.

060816 – World Status Report

Take Enhanced Precautions CDC 2016 Summer Olympics (Rio 2016). The 2016 Summer Olympics will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from August 5 to August 21, 2016. The Paralympic Games is scheduled for September 7 to September 18, 2016. If you plan to travel to Brazil for the Olympics or Paralympics, follow CDC’s recommendations […]

2016 Summer Games

The 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, are scheduled from August 5 to August 21, 2016, and the 2016 Paralympic Games are scheduled for September 7 to September 18, 2016.  Temperatures are expected to be in the high 70s to low 80s for August.  The International Olympic Committee have predicted around 480,000 […]

052516 – World Status Report

Avoid Nonessential Travel U.S. Department of State Somalia Travel Warning. The U.S. Department of State warns U.S. citizens to avoid travel to Somalia because of continuous threats by the al-Qaida affiliated terrorist group, al-Shabaab. Take Enhanced Precautions CDC Yellow Fever advisory.  The Ministry of Health in the countries of Democratic Republic of the Congo and […]