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2019 FIFA Women's World Cup in France

April 25, 2019 - The 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup is being hosted by France from June 7 until July 7, 2019. Large crowds are expected, which can increase the risk of accidental injury and the spread of infectious diseases such as colds, flu, measles and gastrointestinal illness. 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.

Cyclone Idai in southern Africa

April 10, 2019 - Parts of Mozambique, Malawi, and Zimbabwe have been severely affected by tropical cyclone Idai. 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)

April 3, 2019 - The list of countries currently experiencing an outbreak of cholera 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.

Measles in the United States

April 3, 2019 - The list of jurisdictions currently experiencing an outbreak of measles 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.

Measles in Africa

March 28, 2019 - The list of countries currently experiencing an outbreak of measles 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.

Rubella in Japan

March 21, 2019 - The current situation 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.

Measles in the United States

The list of jurisdictions currently experiencing an outbreak of measles 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.

Measles in Asia

Cases of measles have been reported in Israel, Japan, and the Philippines. 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)

Uganda was 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

Sierra Leone has been added to the list of countries reporting cases of Lassa fever in 2019. 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 professionals 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.

Measles in South America

Information regarding the current outbreak 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.

Measles in Africa

South Sudan has been added to the list of countries experiencing a measles outbreak. 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 the United States

Illinois has been added to the list of jurisdictions currently experiencing an outbreak of measles. 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 the United States

The Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have reported 5 measles outbreaks in 2019. 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 the Philippines

The Department of Health in the Philippines has declared outbreaks of measles in five regions in the country. 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.

Ebola virus disease in Democratic Republic of Congo

February 21, 2019 Travel Health Notice has been upgraded to a Level 2 – Practice Special Precautions. 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/188 2 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.

Polio: vaccine advice

Indonesia has been added to the list of countries currently experiencing an outbreak of polio. 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

Information updated regarding the number of cholera cases and death reported in 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 Africa and Western Asia (Yemen)

The list of countries experiencing an outbreak of cholera 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.