• Alert - Drug-Resistant Infections in Patients Who Had Weight-Loss Surgery in Mexico

    Fri, 15 Mar 2019

    Some US residents returning from Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico, have been diagnosed with infections caused by an antibiotic-resistant form of Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteria. (weight loss surgery, bariatric, Tijuana, Mexico, Grand View Hospital, VIM, carbapenemase)

  • Watch - Measles in Moldova

    Mon, 11 Mar 2019

    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.

  • Watch - Measles in Brazil

    Mon, 11 Mar 2019

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

  • Watch - Measles in Colombia

    Mon, 11 Mar 2019

    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.

  • Watch - Measles in Israel

    Mon, 11 Mar 2019

    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.

  • Watch - Measles in Madagascar

    Mon, 11 Mar 2019

    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.

  • Watch - Measles in the Philippines

    Mon, 11 Mar 2019

    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.

  • Alert - Rubella in Japan

    Mon, 11 Mar 2019

    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.

  • Watch - Measles in Serbia

    Mon, 11 Mar 2019

    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.

  • Alert - Ebola in Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Mon, 11 Mar 2019

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

  • Watch - Measles in France

    Mon, 11 Mar 2019

    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 - Measles in Ukraine

    Mon, 11 Mar 2019

    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 England

    Mon, 11 Mar 2019

    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 Greece

    Mon, 11 Mar 2019

    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 Romania

    Mon, 11 Mar 2019

    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 Japan

    Mon, 11 Mar 2019

    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.

  • Watch - Measles in Kazakhstan

    Mon, 11 Mar 2019

    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.

  • Watch - Measles in Indonesia

    Mon, 11 Mar 2019

    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 Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Mon, 11 Mar 2019

    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 Italy

    Mon, 11 Mar 2019

    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.

  • Alert - Polio in Indonesia

    Thu, 28 Feb 2019

    There is a polio outbreak in Indonesia. CDC recommends that all travelers to Indonesia be vaccinated fully against polio.

  • Alert - Zika Virus in India

    Wed, 27 Feb 2019

    An outbreak of Zika has been reported in India. Pregnant women should NOT travel to areas with risk of Zika.

  • Watch - Leptospirosis in Fiji

    Wed, 27 Feb 2019

    There is an outbreak of leptospirosis in Fiji. Travelers should avoid contact with potentially contaminated fresh water (such as lakes and rivers in the affected area) while swimming, wading, kayaking, or rafting.

  • Watch - Lassa Fever in Nigeria

    Thu, 7 Feb 2019

    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.

  • Watch - Andes Virus (Hantavirus) in Argentina

    Mon, 28 Jan 2019

    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.

  • Alert - Yellow Fever in Nigeria

    Mon, 28 Jan 2019

    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.

  • Alert - Polio in Niger

    Fri, 14 Dec 2018

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

  • Watch - Dengue in Senegal

    Wed, 7 Nov 2018

    There is an outbreak of dengue in Senegal. Travelers to Senegal should protect themselves by preventing mosquito bites.

  • Alert - Polio in Somalia

    Fri, 26 Oct 2018

    There is a polio outbreak in Somalia. CDC recommends that all travelers to Somalia be vaccinated fully against polio.

  • Alert - Polio in Papua New Guinea

    Fri, 26 Oct 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 - Polio in Nigeria

    Fri, 26 Oct 2018

    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.

  • Alert - Polio in Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Fri, 26 Oct 2018

    There is a polio outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). CDC recommends that all travelers to DRC be vaccinated fully against polio.

  • 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 - 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 - 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.”

  • 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.