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Recent Clinical Updates
Regular reports on outbreaks of disease, vaccine supply issues, and recommended changes in advice and practice. The most recent Clinical Updates are listed below.
- 17 December 2014
- Ebola virus disease: West Africa – update
- 16 December 2014
- West Nile virus: Brazil (Piauí State) – first human case
- 15 December 2014
- Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) update
- 3 December 2014
- Enterovirus D68: North America and Europe
News and Announcements
15 December 2014
Travel health guidance on board cruise ships
NaTHNaC and Public Health England (PHE) have published a health and safety factsheet for UK travellers planning a cruise this winter.
11 December 2014
Public Health England publishes Enteric Fever report 2013
Public Health England (PHE) have published their annual report summarising the epidemiology of laboratory-confirmed symptomatic cases of Salmonella Typhi (typhoid) and S. Paratyphi (paratyphoid) reported in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (EWNI) in 2013. More information here
28 November 2014
Chikungunya cases increase in the Caribbean
Public Health England (PHE) has been monitoring confirmed cases of chikungunya, which is reportedly on the increase in the Caribbean. More information here.
21 November 2014
Polio - Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC): extension of Temporary Recommendations regarding the international spread of wild poliovirus
WHO published a statement on the 3'rd meeting of the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee regarding the international spread of wild poliovirus. More information here.
20 November 2014
Changes to EU Pet Travel Scheme
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has announced changes to the EU Pet Travel Scheme, which will come into effect on 29 December 2014. More information here.
14 November 2014
Travelling to Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Pakistan or the Syrian Arab Republic? Information about polio vaccination
Travellers should be aware that authorities may require proof of polio vaccination. More information here.
7 November 2014
NaTHNaC publishes Annual Report 2013 - 2014
NaTHNaC has published the Annual Report for 2013 – 2014. This report reviews the activities, accomplishments, objectives and finances for NaTHNaC. Please click here to download the full report.
25 September 2014
Yellow fever vaccine: supply update
Sanofi Pasteur MSD has confirmed yellow fever vaccine (Stamaril - single dose presentation) is now back in stock.
24 September 2014
Polio vaccine recommendations updated for travellers from England, Wales and Northern Ireland
Public Health England (PHE) and National Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC) have issued further advice for travellers from England, Wales and Northern Ireland. More information here.
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