• Alert - Rubella in Japan

    Mon, 22 Oct 2018

    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.

  • Alert - Ebola in Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Fri, 19 Oct 2018

    There is an outbreak of Ebola in the North Kivu (Kivu Nord) and Ituri provinces in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

  • Alert - Monkeypox in Nigeria

    Thu, 18 Oct 2018

    An outbreak of monkeypox has been ongoing since September 2017 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.

  • Warning - Earthquake and Tsunami in Indonesia

    Thu, 11 Oct 2018

    Because of the recent earthquake and tsunami that struck Indonesia on September 28, travelers to the province of Central Sulawesi may experience serious health and safety risks, and medical care may not be available. CDC recommends that travelers avoid all nonessential travel to the province of Central Sulawesi, Indonesia.

  • Watch - Leptospirosis in Israel

    Fri, 14 Sep 2018

    There is an outbreak of leptospirosis in northern Israel (Golan Heights). Travelers at highest risk are those exposed to contaminated fresh water like lakes and rivers in the affected area, such as through swimming, wading, kayaking, or rafting.

  • Watch - Measles in Brazil

    Tue, 28 Aug 2018

    A measles outbreak has been reported in Brazil. CDC recommends that travelers to Brazil protect themselves by making sure they are vaccinated against measles.

  • Alert - Polio in Papua New Guinea

    Mon, 13 Aug 2018

    There is an outbreak of polio in Papua New Guinea. CDC recommends that all travelers to Papua New Guinea be fully vaccinated against polio.

  • Alert - Zika Virus in Grenada

    Tue, 7 Aug 2018

    Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes are infected with Zika and spreading it to people.

  • Alert - Zika Virus in CuraƧao

    Tue, 7 Aug 2018

    Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes are infected with Zika and spreading it to people.

  • Alert - Zika Virus in Sint Maarten

    Tue, 7 Aug 2018

    Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes are infected with Zika and spreading it to people.

  • Alert - Zika Virus in Guinea-Bissau

    Tue, 7 Aug 2018

    Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes are infected with Zika and spreading it to people.

  • Alert - Zika Virus in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

    Tue, 7 Aug 2018

    Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes are infected with Zika and spreading it to people.

  • Alert - Zika Virus in US Virgin Islands

    Tue, 7 Aug 2018

    Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes are infected with Zika and spreading it to people.

  • Alert - Zika Virus in Anguilla

    Tue, 7 Aug 2018

    Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes are infected with Zika and spreading it to people.

  • Alert - Zika Virus in Saint Kitts and Nevis

    Tue, 7 Aug 2018

    Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes are infected with Zika and spreading it to people.

  • Alert - Zika Virus in Saba

    Tue, 7 Aug 2018

    Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes are infected with Zika and spreading it to people.

  • Alert - Zika Virus in Saint Martin

    Tue, 7 Aug 2018

    Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes are infected with Zika and spreading it to people.

  • Alert - Zika Virus in Belize

    Tue, 7 Aug 2018

    Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes are infected with Zika and spreading it to people.

  • Alert - Zika Virus in Montserrat

    Tue, 7 Aug 2018

    Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes are infected with Zika and spreading it to people.

  • Alert - Zika Virus in Angola

    Tue, 7 Aug 2018

    Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes are infected with Zika and spreading it to people.

  • Alert - Zika Virus in Singapore

    Tue, 7 Aug 2018

    Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes are infected with Zika and spreading it to people.

  • Alert - Zika Virus in Trinidad and Tobago

    Tue, 7 Aug 2018

    Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes are infected with Zika and spreading it to people.

  • Alert - Zika Virus in Antigua and Barbuda

    Tue, 7 Aug 2018

    Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes are infected with Zika and spreading it to people.

  • Alert - Zika Virus in Cuba

    Tue, 7 Aug 2018

    Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes are infected with Zika and spreading it to people.

  • Alert - Zika Virus in Turks and Caicos Islands

    Tue, 7 Aug 2018

    Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes are infected with Zika and spreading it to people.

  • Alert - Zika Virus in Samoa

    Tue, 7 Aug 2018

    Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes are infected with Zika and spreading it to people.

  • Alert - Zika Virus in the British Virgin Islands

    Tue, 7 Aug 2018

    Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes are infected with Zika and spreading it to people.

  • Alert - Zika Virus in Tonga

    Tue, 7 Aug 2018

    Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes are infected with Zika and spreading it to people.

  • Alert - Zika Virus in Bonaire

    Tue, 7 Aug 2018

    Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes are infected with Zika and spreading it to people.

  • Alert - Zika Virus in Barbados

    Tue, 7 Aug 2018

    Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes are infected with Zika and spreading it to people.

  • Alert - Zika Virus in Sint Eustatius

    Tue, 7 Aug 2018

    Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes are infected with Zika and spreading it to people.

  • Alert - Zika Virus in Aruba

    Tue, 7 Aug 2018

    Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes are infected with Zika and spreading it to people.

  • Alert - Zika Virus in Argentina

    Tue, 7 Aug 2018

    Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes are infected with Zika and spreading it to people.

  • Alert - Zika Virus in the Solomon Islands

    Tue, 7 Aug 2018

    Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes are infected with Zika and spreading it to people.

  • Alert - Zika Virus in Saint Lucia

    Tue, 7 Aug 2018

    Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes are infected with Zika and spreading it to people.

  • Alert - Zika Virus in Dominica

    Tue, 7 Aug 2018

    Zika virus (or Zika) has been reported. Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes are infected with Zika and spreading it to people.

  • Alert - Polio in Somalia

    Mon, 23 Jul 2018

    An outbreak of polio has been reported in Mogadishu and the Hiran and Middle Shabelle regions of Somalia.

  • Watch - Rift Valley Fever in Kenya

    Tue, 17 Jul 2018

    There is an outbreak of Rift Valley fever (RVF) in Kenya. Travelers to Kenya should protect themselves from RVF by avoiding contact with infected animals and preventing mosquito bites.

  • Alert - Extensively Drug-Resistant Typhoid Fever in Pakistan

    Wed, 27 Jun 2018

    There is an ongoing outbreak of extensively drug-resistant (XDR) typhoid fever in Pakistan that does not respond to most antibiotics. Travelers to South Asia, including Pakistan, should take precautions to protect themselves from typhoid fever, including getting a typhoid fever vaccination. Travelers to these areas should also take extra care to follow safe food and water guidelines.

  • Alert - Yellow Fever in Brazil

    Thu, 17 May 2018

    There is a large, ongoing outbreak of yellow fever in multiple states of Brazil. Travelers to Brazil should protect themselves from yellow fever by getting yellow fever vaccine at least 10 days before travel, and preventing mosquito bites.

  • Warning - Health Infrastructure Breakdown in Venezuela

    Tue, 15 May 2018

    CDC recommends that travelers avoid all nonessential travel to Venezuela. The country is experiencing outbreaks of infectious diseases, and adequate health care is currently not available in most of the country.

  • Watch - Measles in Indonesia

    Wed, 2 May 2018

    There is an outbreak of measles in Indonesia. CDC recommends that travelers to Indonesia protect themselves by making sure they are vaccinated against measles.

  • Watch - Measles in Greece

    Wed, 2 May 2018

    Health officials in Greece have reported an outbreak of measles. CDC recommends that travelers to Greece protect themselves by making sure they are vaccinated against measles with the MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) vaccine.

  • Watch - Measles in Ukraine

    Wed, 2 May 2018

    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.

  • Watch - Measles in Romania

    Wed, 2 May 2018

    A measles outbreak has been reported in Romania. CDC recommends that travelers to Romania protect themselves by making sure they are vaccinated against measles.

  • Watch - Measles in Italy

    Wed, 2 May 2018

    Health officials in Italy have reported an outbreak of measles. CDC recommends that travelers to Italy protect themselves by making sure they are vaccinated against measles.

  • Watch - Measles in the Philippines

    Wed, 2 May 2018

    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.

  • Watch - Measles in Serbia

    Wed, 2 May 2018

    Health officials in Serbia have reported an outbreak of measles. CDC recommends that travelers to Serbia protect themselves by making sure they are vaccinated against measles.

  • Watch - Measles in England

    Wed, 2 May 2018

    Health officials in England have reported an outbreak of measles. CDC recommends that travelers to England protect themselves by making sure they are vaccinated against measles with the MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) vaccine.

  • Watch - Measles in Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Wed, 2 May 2018

    Health officials in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have reported an outbreak of measles. CDC recommends that travelers protect themselves by making sure they are vaccinated against measles.

  • Watch - Measles in France

    Fri, 27 Apr 2018

    There is an outbreak of measles in France. Travelers to France should make sure they are vaccinated against measles with the MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) vaccine.

  • Watch - Yellow Fever in Nigeria

    Tue, 30 Jan 2018

    The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has reported an ongoing outbreak of yellow fever that began in September 2017.

  • Watch - Cholera in Yemen

    Mon, 14 Aug 2017

    There is a widespread cholera outbreak in Yemen. Between April and July 2017, more than 400,000 cholera cases and nearly 2,000 deaths have been reported. Twenty-one of the country’s 23 governorates have reported suspected cases.

  • Alert - Rabies in Malaysia

    Wed, 9 Aug 2017

    The Malaysian state of Sarawak has declared parts of three divisions to be “rabies infectious areas.”

  • Alert - Polio in Nigeria

    Fri, 21 Jul 2017

    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 fully vaccinated 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.

  • Alert - Polio in Syria

    Wed, 19 Jul 2017

    Cases of vaccine-derived polio have been reported in Syria, according to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative.

  • Alert - Polio in Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Wed, 19 Jul 2017

    Cases of vaccine-derived polio have been reported in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, according to the World Health Organization.

  • Watch - Avian Flu (H7N9) in China

    Tue, 7 Mar 2017

    Chinese health authorities have confirmed human cases of avian influenza A (H7N9) since September 2016. CDC advises people traveling to China to avoid contact with poultry (including poultry markets and farms), birds, and their droppings and to avoid eating undercooked poultry. Infected birds that appear healthy may still be able to transmit this virus to humans.