CDC Travelers’ Health

  • Watch – Andes Virus (Hantavirus) in Argentina
    There is an outbreak of Andes virus in Argentina, specifically in Chubut Province of Patagonia. Travelers to Argentina should avoid contact with rodents and their droppings (urine and feces), and avoid close contact with anyone who may be sick. ... read more
    Source: CDC Travelers’ HealthPublished on 2019-01-27
  • Alert – Yellow Fever in Nigeria
    A large, ongoing outbreak of yellow fever in Nigeria began in September 2017. The outbreak is now spread throughout the country. Travelers going to Nigeria should receive vaccination against yellow fever at least 10 days before travel and should take steps to prevent mosquito bites while there. ... read more
    Source: CDC Travelers’ HealthPublished on 2019-01-27
  • Watch – Measles in Kazakhstan
    There is an outbreak of measles in Kazakhstan. Travelers to Kazakhstan should make sure they are vaccinated against measles with the MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) vaccine. ... read more
    Source: CDC Travelers’ HealthPublished on 2019-01-21
  • Alert – Drug-Resistant Infections in Mexico
    Some US residents returning from Tijuana, Mexico, have been diagnosed with infections caused by a drug-resistant form of Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteria. CDC recommends that travelers to Tijuana, Mexico, not have surgery at the Grand View Hospital until the Mexican government can confirm that the drug-resistant form of Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteria is no longer there. ... read more
    Source: CDC Travelers’ HealthPublished on 2019-01-08
  • Watch – Lunar New Year
    The Year of the Pig begins on February 5, 2019, and many people will travel to Asia to celebrate the Lunar New Year. If you plan to travel to Asia to visit friends or relatives or participate in the festivities, you can take some simple precautions to help you stay safe and healthy. ... read more
    Source: CDC Travelers’ HealthPublished on 2019-01-08
  • Alert – Zika Virus in India
    An outbreak of Zika has been reported in India. Pregnant women should NOT travel to areas with risk of Zika. ... read more
    Source: CDC Travelers’ HealthPublished on 2018-12-12
  • Watch – Measles in Madagascar
    There is an outbreak of measles in Madagascar. Travelers to Madagascar should make sure they are vaccinated against measles with the MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) vaccine. ... read more
    Source: CDC Travelers’ HealthPublished on 2018-11-28
  • Alert – Polio in Niger
    There is a polio outbreak in Niger. CDC recommends that all travelers to Niger be vaccinated fully against polio. ... read more
    Source: CDC Travelers’ HealthPublished on 2018-11-25
  • Watch – Measles in Israel
    There is an outbreak of measles in Israel. Travelers to Israel should make sure they are vaccinated against measles with the MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) vaccine. ... read more
    Source: CDC Travelers’ HealthPublished on 2018-11-15
  • Watch – Measles in Moldova
    There is an outbreak of measles in Moldova. Travelers to Moldova should make sure they are vaccinated against measles with the MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) vaccine. ... read more
    Source: CDC Travelers’ HealthPublished on 2018-11-15
  • Watch – Measles in New Zealand
    There is an outbreak of measles in New Zealand. Travelers to New Zealand should make sure they are vaccinated against measles with the MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) vaccine. ... read more
    Source: CDC Travelers’ HealthPublished on 2018-11-15
  • Watch – Measles in Colombia
    There is an outbreak of measles in Colombia. Travelers to Colombia should make sure they are vaccinated against measles with the MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) vaccine. ... read more
    Source: CDC Travelers’ HealthPublished on 2018-11-13
  • Watch – Dengue in Senegal
    There is an outbreak of dengue in Senegal. Travelers to Senegal should protect themselves by preventing mosquito bites. ... read more
    Source: CDC Travelers’ HealthPublished on 2018-11-06
  • Warning – Super Typhoon Yutu
    Because of the typhoon that crossed the Northern Mariana Islands on October 25, travelers to the area may experience serious health and safety risks, and medical care may not be available. CDC recommends that travelers avoid all nonessential travel to the Northern Mariana Islands. ... read more
    Source: CDC Travelers’ HealthPublished on 2018-10-29
  • Alert – Polio in Nigeria
    The Nigerian Ministry of Health has reported several cases of poliovirus in the state of Borno in northeastern Nigeria. CDC recommends that all travelers to Nigeria be vaccinated fully against polio. Because of the risk of cross-border transmission, CDC recommends a one-time booster dose of polio vaccine for fully vaccinated adults traveling to Niger, Cameroon, or Chad to work in healthcare facilities, refugee camps, or other humanitarian aid settings. ... read more
    Source: CDC Travelers’ HealthPublished on 2018-10-25
 

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