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RSS CDC Travel Health Alerts

  • Alert - Yellow Fever in Brazil February 17, 2017
    The Brazilian Ministry of Health has reported an ongoing outbreak of yellow fever starting in December 2016. In response to this outbreak, health authorities have recently expanded the list of areas in which yellow fever vaccination is recommended for travelers.
  • Watch - Avian Flu (H7N9) in China January 26, 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 […]
  • Watch - Carnival and Mardi Gras January 12, 2017
    If you plan to travel outside the United States to celebrate Carnival, you can take some simple precautions to help you stay safe and healthy.
  • Watch - Lunar New Year January 9, 2017
    The Year of the Rooster begins on January 28, 2017, and many travelers will visit Asia to celebrate the Lunar New Year. If you are traveling to Asia, plan ahead for a safe and healthy trip.
  • Alert - Zika Virus in Montserrat November 21, 2016
    Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in Montserrat are infected with Zika virus and are spreading it to people.