Tag Archives: China

091818 – World Status Report

Official sources report on risks due to: conflict and terrorism in Syria; crime and social unrest in Nicaragua and South Africa; natural disasters in China, Philippines, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Azores, United States, Hong Kong, Macao, Vietnam, Japan, and Portugal; law and culture in Peru; demonstrations in Maldives, Costa Rica, Ethiopia, and Bahrain; health risks in various countries for Cholera, Yellow fever, Polio, Legionnaires’ disease, West Nile virus, Measles, Monkeypox, Leptospirosis, and MERS-CoV.

091118 – World Status Report

Official sources report on risks due to: conflict and terrorism in Lebanon; crime and social unrest in Costa Rica, Thailand, South Africa, and Tunisia; demonstrations in Costa Rica and Iraq; law and culture in India, Thailand, and Italy; health risks in China, Israel, Republic of the Congo, Algeria, Saudi Arabia, and South Africa for various illnesses, and in various countries for West Nile Virus and Poliomyelitis; natural disasters in Guam, Northern Marianas, Japan, United States, St Vincent and the Grenadines, St Lucia, St Kitts and Nevis, Montserrat, Guadeloupe, Barbados, Haiti, Anguilla, Martinique, Aruba, Dominica, Antigua and Barbuda, St Maarten, Curacao, Bonaire/St Eustatius/Saba, Grenada, Dominican Republic, British Virgin Islands, Guatemala, and Thailand.

113017 – World Status Report

The U.S. Department of State warns about risks for travel to Central African Republic and Saudi Arabia, releases an updated Europe Travel Alert. The CDC reports on Mumps in New Zealand, and shares travel advise for travel to Carnival and Mardi Gras, Lunar New Year, and the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Games. WHO shares the latest situation report on Plague in Madagascar.

030817 – World Status Report

The U.S. Department of State releases an updated Worldwide Caution notice. The CDC reports on Avian Flu in China. The WHO reports on the Lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria. The GDACS reports on the tropical cyclone ENAWO-17 in Madagascar. The International SOS newsroom recommends two articles: “What to do if you get food poisoning in a foreign country” and “6 tips for preventing data theft”.

020117 – World Status Report

The U.S. Department of State warns about risks for travel to Iraq, Libya, and Turkey. The CDC publishes a travel advisory about Avian Flu (H7N9) in China. International SOS shares recommendations related to the U.S. temporary immigration restrictions, travel tips for a safe and healthy Chinese New Year, and recommends an article on how to avoid an in-flight medical accident.

102616 – World Status Report

The U.S. Department of State warns about risks for travel to Ehtiopia, Central African Republic, and Turkey. It also gives an update on the situation in The Bahamas due to Hurricane Matthew. WHO shares information on countries most heavily impacted by tuberculosis, and highlights need for increased Road Safety. The CDC updates current Zika travel notices.

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.