Tag Archives: Brazil

092717 – World Status Report

The U.S. Department of State warns about risks for travel to Kenya and Eritrea. The CDC recommends postponing travel to severely affected areas in the Caribbean and Mexico due to Hurricanes Irma and Maria, and the recent Earthquake in Mexico. The CDC updates the Yellow Fever in Brazil travel notice, and reports on Chikungunya in Italy and Malaria in Costa Rica.

092017 – World Status Report

The U.S. Department of State warns against travel to locations that may be impacted by Hurricane Maria, and also warns about risk of travel to Cuba while recovery from Hurricane Irma is underway. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security urges to visitors and residents in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico to finalize preparations for Hurricane Maria. The GDACS warns on the potential high humanitarian impact of Hurricane Maria. The CDC reports on Yellow Fever in Brazil and gives recommendations on Hurricane and Earthquake Safety.

082317 – World Status Report

The U.S. Department of State warns about risks for travel to Mexico. The CDC reports on Chikungunya in Brazil, and gives recommendations to manage health when traveling to regions with extreme hot weather, and to Zika impacted areas.

080217 – World Status Report

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.

041917 – World Status Report

The U.S. Department of State warns about risks for travel to Pakistan, the Gaza Strip, Niger, and Kenya. The U.S. Embassy in Venezuela warns about a city wide march in Caracas, recent protests have encountered strong policy/security force presence and the use of tear gas and rubber bullets. The CDC updates the Yellow Fever in Brazil travel notice and shares recommendations for travel during Hajj and Umrah in Saudi Arabia, and traveling during natural disasters.

032917 – World Status Report

The U.S. Department of State warns about risks for travel to Turkey, French Guiana and Peru. The CDC reports on Malaria cases in South Africa, Yellow Fever outbreak in Brazil, and shares recommendations to keep reduce injury risk during due to Spring weather. WHO reports an increase of measles cases in Europe. GDACS reports on floods in Peru.

031617 – World Status Report

The CDC updates the Zika Virus travel notice for over 60 countries, updates the advisory for Yellow Fever in Brazil, and releases a new advisory for Measles in Guinea. WHO launches a Zika Virus podcast and shares that all countries with Aedes aegypti mosquitoes are at risk for Zika Virus transmission.