Tag Archives: China

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.

032516 – World Status Report

Avoid Nonessential Travel U.S. Department of State Burundi Travel Warning. The U.S. Department of State continues to warn U.S. citizens against all travel to Burundi. Take Enhanced Precautions CDC Lassa Fever advisory.  CDC recommends that travelers to Nigeria and Benin avoid contact with rats, especially rat urine and feces; avoid eating rats; and follow hygiene […]

Lunar New Year

Lunar New Year is a traditional holiday celebrated in China and other East Asian countries. The Lunar New Year celebration is known as well as the Spring Festival. It traditionally runs from Lunar New Year’s Eve through the Lantern Festival, for a period of approximately 14 days. See below the anticipated celebration dates for the […]