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RSS CDC Travel Health Alerts

  • Watch - Measles in Sierra Leone June 15, 2016
    An ongoing measles outbreak has been reported in Sierra Leone. CDC recommends that travelers to Sierra Leone protect themselves by making sure they are vaccinated against measles. Clinicians should keep measles in mind when treating patients with fever and rash, especially if the patient has recently traveled internationally.
  • Watch - Measles in Mongolia June 15, 2016
    A measles outbreak has been reported in Mongolia. CDC recommends that travelers to Mongolia protect themselves by making sure they are vaccinated against measles. Clinicians should keep measles in mind when treating patients with fever and rash, especially if the patient has recently traveled internationally.
  • Watch - Measles in Nigeria June 15, 2016
    An ongoing measles outbreak has been reported throughout Nigeria. CDC recommends that travelers to Nigeria protect themselves by making sure they are vaccinated against measles. Clinicians should keep measles in mind when treating patients with fever and rash, especially if the patient has recently traveled internationally.
  • Watch - Yellow Fever in Uganda June 13, 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 […]
  • Watch - Yellow Fever in Democratic Republic of the Congo June 13, 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 […]