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RSS CDC Travel Health Alerts

  • Alert - Zika Virus in The Bahamas August 23, 2016
    Local mosquito transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local mosquito transmission means that mosquitoes in the area are infected with Zika virus and are spreading it to people.
  • Watch - Yellow Fever in Uganda August 19, 2016
    The Ministry of Health in Uganda has reported an outbreak of yellow fever. The government of Uganda requires travelers to show proof of yellow fever vaccination if arriving from a country with risk of yellow fever and older than 1 year of age. In addition, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that […]
  • Alert - Yellow Fever in Angola August 19, 2016
    The Ministry of Health in Angola has reported an ongoing outbreak of yellow fever in Luanda Province. The government of Angola requires all travelers older than 9 months to show proof of yellow fever vaccination on arrival. In addition, CDC recommends that all travelers aged 9 months or older be vaccinated against yellow fever.
  • Watch - Yellow Fever in Democratic Republic of the Congo August 19, 2016
    The Ministry of Health in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has reported an outbreak of yellow fever. The government of DRC requires all travelers older than 1 year of age to show proof of yellow fever vaccination upon arrival. In addition, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that all travelers […]
  • Alert - 2016 Summer Olympics (Rio 2016) August 11, 2016
    The 2016 Summer Olympics will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from August 5 to August 21, 2016. The Paralympic Games is scheduled for September 7 to September 18, 2016. If you plan to travel to Brazil for the Olympics or Paralympics, follow CDC's recommendations to help you stay safe and healthy.