Threats and outbreaks

Active threats and outbreaks

Ebola virus disease, DRC, North Kivu and Ituri
The number of cases and affected areas is increasing and it is unlikely that the outbreak will be controlled in the near future. Latest updates

Measles
Large outbreaks with fatalities are ongoing in EU countries that had previously eliminated or interrupted endemic transmission. Find out more

 

 

 

Disease / public health area

Travellers' health

This page provides information for travellers and public health authorities about 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 travellers’ health.

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Rapid risk assessment: Autochthonous cases of dengue in Spain and France

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Carbapenem resistant Enterobacteriaceae - second update

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Communicable disease threats report, 22-28 September 2019, week 39

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Communicable disease threats report, 15-21 September 2019, week 38

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Communicable disease threats report, 8-14 September 2019, week 37

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Communicable disease threats report, 8-14 September 2019, week 37

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Communicable disease threats report, 1-7 September 2019, week 36

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Communicable disease threats report, 25-31 August 2019, week 35

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Communicable disease threats report, 18-24 August 2019, week 34

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Communicable disease threats report, 11-17 August 2019, week 33

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Health risks during the Carnival season in Brazil

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Epidemiological update: Ebola virus disease outbreak in North Kivu and Ituri Provinces, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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World Youth Day 2019 - information for travellers

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Epidemiological update: West Nile virus transmission season in Europe, 2018

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Epidemiological update: Multi-country outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis infections linked to Polish eggs

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Rapid risk assessment: Public health risks related to communicable diseases during the hajj 2019, Saudi Arabia, 9–14 August 2019

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Rapid risk assessment: Dengue outbreak in Réunion, France, and associated risk of autochthonous outbreak in the EU/EEA

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Rapid risk assessment: Chlamydia trachomatis false-negative test results by Aptima Combo 2 CT/NG assay (Hologic) in the EU/EEA, 2019

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Rapid risk assessment: Regional outbreak of New Delhi metallo-betalactamase-producing carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, Italy, 2018–2019

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Multi-country outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes clonal complex 8 infections linked to consumption of cold-smoked fish products

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Yellow fever distribution and areas of risk in Brazil, as of 16 January 2018

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Zika transmission in the Caribbean

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Zika transmission in South East Asia

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West Nile fever in Europe in 2017; updated 27 October

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West Nile fever in Europe in 2017; updated 29 September

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Conclusions of the eighteenth IHR Emergency Committee do not change the ECDC risk assessment for Europe concerning polio

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ECDC comment: European Commission updates communicable disease surveillance list - Lyme neuroborreliosis now under EU/EEA surveillance

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The benefits of HIV treatment: undetectable means you do not pass on the virus

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Statement of the Seventeenth IHR Emergency Committee Regarding the International Spread of Poliovirus, 10 May 2018

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WHO recommendations for influenza virus vaccine composition for the 2018-2019 Northern hemisphere season

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