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Measles in Venezuela

Since June 2017, Venezuela has reported over 1000 confirmed cases of measles. Cases have been reported in the following states: Apure, Anzoategui, Bolivar, the Capital District, Delta Amacuro, Miranda, Monagas, Vargas and Zulia. The majority of cases have been reported in the state of Bolivar. Material on this Web site was produced and/or compiled by the Public Health Agency of Canada for the purpose of providing Canadians with direct access to information about the Government of Canada.

Measles in Europe

The list of countries was updated to include Albania. Consult the travel health notice for more information and the Public Health Agency of Canada’s recommendations for travellers. https://travel.gc.ca/travelling/health-safety/travel-health-notices/98 1 1 Material on this Web site was produced and/or compiled by the Public Health Agency of Canada for the purpose of providing Canadians with direct access to information about the Government of Canada.

Plague in Madagascar

The risk level was reduced to level 1. Consult the travel health notice for more information and the Public Health Agency of Canada’s recommendations for travellers. Material on this Web site was produced and/or compiled by the Public Health Agency of Canada for the purpose of providing Canadians with direct access to information about the Government of Canada.

Chikungunya: advice for travellers

Chikungunya occurs in some parts of: Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe and islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans. Consult the travel health notice for more information and the Public Health Agency of Canada’s recommendations for travellers. Material on this Web site was produced and/or compiled by the Public Health Agency of Canada for the purpose of providing Canadians with direct access to information about the Government of Canada.

Cholera in Africa and Western Asia (Yemen)

Burundi, Chad and South Sudan were removed from the list of countries experiencing an outbreak of cholera. Consult the travel health notice for more information and the Public Health Agency of Canada’s recommendations for travellers. Material on this Web site was produced and/or compiled by the Public Health Agency of Canada for the purpose of providing Canadians with direct access to information about the Government of Canada.

Lassa fever in West Africa

Information updated regarding Lassa fever in Nigeria. Consult the travel health notice for more information and the Public Health Agency of Canada’s recommendations for travellers. Material on this Web site was produced and/or compiled by the Public Health Agency of Canada for the purpose of providing Canadians with direct access to information about the Government of Canada.

Polio: vaccine advice

Information for health care providers has been updated. Consult the travel health notice for more information and the Public Health Agency of Canada’s recommendations for travellers. Material on this Web site was produced and/or compiled by the Public Health Agency of Canada for the purpose of providing Canadians with direct access to information about the Government of Canada.

Dengue in Peru

Information updated regarding the number of reported cases. Consult the travel health notice for more information and the Public Health Agency of Canada’s recommendations for travellers. Material on this Web site was produced and/or compiled by the Public Health Agency of Canada for the purpose of providing Canadians with direct access to information about the Government of Canada.

Measles in Europe

List of countries was updated to include Latvia, Macedonia, Montenegro and Norway. Consult the travel health notice for more information and the Public Health Agency of Canada’s recommendations for travellers. Material on this Web site was produced and/or compiled by the Public Health Agency of Canada for the purpose of providing Canadians with direct access to information about the Government of Canada.

Lassa fever in West Africa

Information updated regarding reported cases of the dates of Lassa fever cases in 2017 and 2018. Consult the travel health notice for more information and the Public Health Agency of Canada’s recommendations for travellers. Material on this Web site was produced and/or compiled by the Public Health Agency of Canada for the purpose of providing Canadians with direct access to information about the Government of Canada.

Cholera in Haiti and Dominican Republic

Cholera is an acute diarrheal infection that is caused by ingesting food or water that has been contaminated with the bacterium Vibrio cholerae. Consult the travel health notice for more information and the Public Health Agency of Canada’s recommendations for travellers. Material on this Web site was produced and/or compiled by the Public Health Agency of Canada for the purpose of providing Canadians with direct access to information about the Government of Canada.

2018 Winter Olympics – PyeongChang, South Korea

PyeongChang, South Korea is hosting the 2018 Winter Olympic Games from February 9 – 25, and Paralympic Games from March 9 – 18. Consult the travel health notice for more information and the Public Health Agency of Canada’s recommendations for travellers. Material on this Web site was produced and/or compiled by the Public Health Agency of Canada for the purpose of providing Canadians with direct access to information about the Government of Canada.

Measles in Europe

The list of countries where cases of measles have been reported was updated. Consult the travel health notice for more information and the Public Health Agency of Canada’s recommendations for travellers. Material on this Web site was produced and/or compiled by the Public Health Agency of Canada for the purpose of providing Canadians with direct access to information about the Government of Canada.

Zika virus: Advice for travellers

Update to WHO links for most recent Zika virus data and format changes to enhance readability. Material on this Web site was produced and/or compiled by the Public Health Agency of Canada for the purpose of providing Canadians with direct access to information about the Government of Canada.

Zika virus: Advice for travellers

February 12, 2018. Update to WHO links for most recent Zika virus data and format changes to enhance readability. Consult the travel health notice for more information and the Public Health Agency of Canada's recommendations for travellers. Material on this Web site was produced and/or compiled by the Public Health Agency of Canada for the purpose of providing Canadians with direct access to information about the Government of Canada.

Diphtheria: Global update

February 12, 2018. Diphtheria occurs worldwide and is still endemic in many countries. Consult the travel health notice for more information and the Public Health Agency of Canada's recommendations for travellers. Material on this Web site was produced and/or compiled by the Public Health Agency of Canada for the purpose of providing Canadians with direct access to information about the Government of Canada.

Yellow fever in Brazil

Yellow fever is a serious and occasionally fatal disease. Consult the travel health notice for more information and the Public Health Agency of Canada’s recommendations for travellers. Material on this Web site was produced and/or compiled by the Public Health Agency of Canada for the purpose of providing Canadians with direct access to information about the Government of Canada.

Zika virus: Advice for travellers

Zika is a virus which typically causes mild illness lasting only a few days.Consult the travel health notice for more information and the Public Health Agency of Canada's recommendations for travellers. Material on this Web site was produced and/or compiled by the Public Health Agency of Canada for the purpose of providing Canadians with direct access to information about the Government of Canada.

Dengue in Vietnam

Dengue is a disease spread to humans by the bite of an infected mosquito. Consult the travel health notice for more information and the Public Health Agency of Canada’s recommendations for travellers. Material on this Web site was produced and/or compiled by the Public Health Agency of Canada for the purpose of providing Canadians with direct access to information about the Government of Canada.

Dengue in Sri Lanka

Dengue is a disease spread to humans by the bite of an infected mosquito. Consult the travel health notice for more information and the Public Health Agency of Canada’s recommendations for travellers. Material on this Web site was produced and/or compiled by the Public Health Agency of Canada for the purpose of providing Canadians with direct access to information about the Government of Canada.

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