CDC Travelers’ Health

  • Watch – Global Measles Outbreak Notice
    Measles is in many countries and outbreaks of the disease are occurring around the world. Before you travel internationally, regardless of where you are going, make sure you are protected fully against measles. ... read more
    Source: CDC Travelers’ HealthPublished on 2019-06-09
  • Watch – Hajj in Saudi Arabia
    The Hajj, or pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, is one of the world’s largest mass gatherings. In 2019, Hajj will take place August 9–14. ... read more
    Source: CDC Travelers’ HealthPublished on 2019-05-30
  • Watch – Monkeypox in Nigeria
    There is an ongoing outbreak of monkeypox in Nigeria. Travelers to Nigeria should protect themselves from monkeypox by washing hands often with soap and water, and avoiding contact with animals or people that may be sick. ... read more
    Source: CDC Travelers’ HealthPublished on 2019-05-20
  • Alert – Ebola in Democratic Republic of the Congo
    There is an outbreak of Ebola in the North Kivu (Kivu Nord) and Ituri provinces in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). ... read more
    Source: CDC Travelers’ HealthPublished on 2019-04-15
  • Warning – Cyclone Idai in Mozambique, Malawi, and Zimbabwe
    Parts of Mozambique, Malawi, and Zimbabwe have been severely affected by Tropical Cyclone Idai. US residents should avoid nonessential travel to Beira City and the surrounding area in Mozambique. Travelers to other affected parts of Mozambique, Malawi, and Zimbabwe should take steps to prevent illness and injury. ... read more
    Source: CDC Travelers’ HealthPublished on 2019-04-04
  • 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 2019-03-10
  • Watch – Measles in Ukraine
    Health officials in Ukraine have reported an outbreak of measles. CDC recommends that travelers to Ukraine protect themselves by making sure they are vaccinated against measles. ... read more
    Source: CDC Travelers’ HealthPublished on 2019-03-10
  • Watch – Measles in the Philippines
    There is an outbreak of measles in the Philippines. Travelers to the Philippines should make sure they are vaccinated against measles with the MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) vaccine. ... read more
    Source: CDC Travelers’ HealthPublished on 2019-03-10
  • Alert – Rubella in Japan
    There is an outbreak of rubella in Japan. Travelers to Japan should make sure they are vaccinated against rubella with the MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) vaccine before travel. ... read more
    Source: CDC Travelers’ HealthPublished on 2019-03-10
  • Watch – Measles in Japan
    There is an outbreak of measles in Japan. Travelers to Japan should make sure they are vaccinated against measles with the MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) vaccine. ... read more
    Source: CDC Travelers’ HealthPublished on 2019-03-10
  • Alert – Polio in Indonesia
    There is a polio outbreak in Indonesia. CDC recommends that all travelers to Indonesia be vaccinated fully against polio. ... read more
    Source: CDC Travelers’ HealthPublished on 2019-02-27
  • Watch – Lassa Fever in Nigeria
    Nigerian health officials have declared an outbreak of Lassa fever in Nigeria. Travelers to Nigeria should avoid contact with rats, especially rat urine and feces, and keep their accommodations or campsites clean. ... read more
    Source: CDC Travelers’ HealthPublished on 2019-02-06
  • 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
  • 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 2018-12-13
  • 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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