Tag Archives: South Africa

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.

110917 – World Status Report

The U.S. Department of State warns about risks for travel to Venezuela, Togo, and Niger, and alerts travelers about the start of the South Pacific Cyclone season. The CDC reports on plague in Madagascar, malaria in South Africa, and cholera in Chad. The CDC shares the new 2018 Yellow Book. WHO provides recommendations to travelers on travel, safe food, and recommended vaccines. International SOS gives advice to travelers with chronic conditions such as diabetes.

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.

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.

051915 South Africa – Region Status Report

The risk information in this report is retrieved from U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the World Health Organization, and International SOS. It provides general guidance for UT Dallas travelers. Please note the revision date (mmddyy) of this report, printed on the title of the post,  and go to […]

033015 World Status Report

Avoid Nonessential Travel CDC 03/30/2015 Ebola standing travel notice. CDC urges all US residents to avoid nonessential travel to Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone because of unprecedented outbreaks of Ebola in those countries. Take Enhanced Precautions CDC 03/27/2015 Malaria advisory. CDC recommends that travelers to the central, mountainous, forested areas of Rio de Janiero State […]