Tag Archives: Colombia

021518 – World Status Report

The U.S. Department of State warns about the severe drought in Cape Town, South Africa. The CDC reports on the Listerosis outbreak in South Africa and shares recommendations to stay safe and healthy during the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea. The UK and Canadian governments warn about potential attacks during Carnival in Trinidad and Tobago; also report on the need to have caution in the Amhara and Oromia regions in Ethiopia due to violent demonstrations. The UK government and GDACS report on the widespread damage of Hurricane Gita in Tonga. The Canadian government warns of risk of travel to Colombia and Cameroon. The UK government warns of risk of travel to Sri Lanka, Tunisia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone and shares an LBGTQ advisory for Czech Republic, Hungary, and Slovakia. The United Nations report on the conflict in Syria. International SOS shares essential tips for healthy and safe Chinese New Year celebrations.

020118 – World Status Report

The UK government updates advice on laws and local attitudes on LGBT for Swaziland, and advises caution when near police stations in Colombia. The CDC reports about Malaria in Brazil and Yellow Fever in Nigeria. International SOS shares a report on types of risks encountered by business travelers.

083117 – World Status Report

The U.S. Department of State warns about risks for travel to Ethiopia and Bangladesh. The CDC updates the Zika Virus advisory for 55 countries, and reports on Dengue in Vietnam. The CDC shares advice on how to keep yourself and your family safe before, after, and during a natural disaster such as floods, hurricanes, and tropical storms. The CDC also shares advise on how to treat traveler’s diarrhea and prevent mosquito bites.

080917 – World Status Report

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.

062917 – World Status Report

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.

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.

110916 – World Status Report

The U.S. Department of State warns about risks for travel to Haiti, Chad and Turkey. The CDC reports Polio on Nigeria, Zika in Mexico, and Chikungunya in Mexico, Fiji, the Caribbean, South America, and Central America.