Travel Notices - CDC Travelers' Health

Travel notices are designed to inform travelers and clinicians about current health issues related to specific destinations. These issues may arise from disease outbreaks, special events or gatherings, natural disasters, or other conditions that may affect travelers’ health.
Travel Notices - CDC Travelers' Health
  1. 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).
  2. 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.
  3. Alert - Drug-Resistant Infections in Mexico

    Recently, some US residents returning from Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico, were diagnosed with infections caused by an antibiotic-resistant form of Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteria.
  4. Watch - 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.
  5. 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.
  6. Alert - Polio in Niger

    There is a polio outbreak in Niger. CDC recommends that all travelers to Niger be vaccinated fully against polio.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.

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Important Notice

You are advised to visit your general practice surgery or a travel medicine clinic at least 6 weeks before you travel. However, it is never too late to seek advice.

If you have a medical condition, you are advised to discuss the suitability of the trip before you book.

 

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