• Watch - Global Measles Outbreak Notice

    Mon, 10 Jun 2019

    Measles is in many countries and outbreaks of the disease are occurring around the world. Before you travel internationally, regardless of where you are going, make sure you are protected fully against measles.

  • Watch - Hajj in Saudi Arabia

    Fri, 31 May 2019

    The Hajj, or pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, is one of the world’s largest mass gatherings. In 2019, Hajj will take place August 9–14.

  • Watch - Monkeypox in Nigeria

    Tue, 21 May 2019

    There is an ongoing outbreak of monkeypox in Nigeria. Travelers to Nigeria should protect themselves from monkeypox by washing hands often with soap and water, and avoiding contact with animals or people that may be sick.

  • Alert - Ebola in Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Fri, 17 May 2019

    There is an outbreak of Ebola in the North Kivu (Kivu Nord) and Ituri provinces in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

  • Warning - Cyclone Idai in Mozambique, Malawi, and Zimbabwe

    Fri, 5 Apr 2019

    Parts of Mozambique, Malawi, and Zimbabwe have been severely affected by Tropical Cyclone Idai. US residents should avoid nonessential travel to Beira City and the surrounding area in Mozambique. Travelers to other affected parts of Mozambique, Malawi, and Zimbabwe should take steps to prevent illness and injury.

  • Watch - Measles in Ukraine

    Mon, 11 Mar 2019

    Health officials in Ukraine have reported an outbreak of measles. CDC recommends that travelers to Ukraine protect themselves by making sure they are vaccinated against measles.

  • Watch - Measles in the Philippines

    Mon, 11 Mar 2019

    There is an outbreak of measles in the Philippines. Travelers to the Philippines should make sure they are vaccinated against measles with the MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) vaccine.

  • Alert - Rubella in Japan

    Mon, 11 Mar 2019

    There is an outbreak of rubella in Japan. Travelers to Japan should make sure they are vaccinated against rubella with the MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) vaccine before travel.

  • Watch - Measles in Japan

    Mon, 11 Mar 2019

    There is an outbreak of measles in Japan. Travelers to Japan should make sure they are vaccinated against measles with the MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) vaccine.

  • Watch - Measles in Israel

    Mon, 11 Mar 2019

    There is an outbreak of measles in Israel. Travelers to Israel should make sure they are vaccinated against measles with the MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) vaccine.

  • Watch - Measles in Brazil

    Mon, 11 Mar 2019

    A measles outbreak has been reported in Brazil. CDC recommends that travelers to Brazil protect themselves by making sure they are vaccinated against measles.

  • Alert - Polio in Indonesia

    Thu, 28 Feb 2019

    There is a polio outbreak in Indonesia. CDC recommends that all travelers to Indonesia be vaccinated fully against polio.

  • Watch - Lassa Fever in Nigeria

    Thu, 7 Feb 2019

    Nigerian health officials have declared an outbreak of Lassa fever in Nigeria. Travelers to Nigeria should avoid contact with rats, especially rat urine and feces, and keep their accommodations or campsites clean.

  • Alert - Yellow Fever in Nigeria

    Mon, 28 Jan 2019

    A large, ongoing outbreak of yellow fever in Nigeria began in September 2017. The outbreak is now spread throughout the country. Travelers going to Nigeria should receive vaccination against yellow fever at least 10 days before travel and should take steps to prevent mosquito bites while there.

  • Alert - Polio in Niger

    Fri, 14 Dec 2018

    There is a polio outbreak in Niger. CDC recommends that all travelers to Niger be vaccinated fully against polio.

  • Alert - Polio in Somalia

    Fri, 26 Oct 2018

    There is a polio outbreak in Somalia. CDC recommends that all travelers to Somalia be vaccinated fully against polio.

  • Alert - Polio in Papua New Guinea

    Fri, 26 Oct 2018

    There is an outbreak of polio in Papua New Guinea. CDC recommends that all travelers to Papua New Guinea be fully vaccinated against polio.

  • Alert - Polio in Nigeria

    Fri, 26 Oct 2018

    The Nigerian Ministry of Health has reported several cases of poliovirus in the state of Borno in northeastern Nigeria. CDC recommends that all travelers to Nigeria be vaccinated fully against polio. Because of the risk of cross-border transmission, CDC recommends a one-time booster dose of polio vaccine for fully vaccinated adults traveling to Niger, Cameroon, or Chad to work in healthcare facilities, refugee camps, or other humanitarian aid settings.

  • Alert - Polio in Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Fri, 26 Oct 2018

    There is a polio outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). CDC recommends that all travelers to DRC be vaccinated fully against polio.

  • Warning - Earthquake and Tsunami in Indonesia

    Thu, 11 Oct 2018

    Because of the recent earthquake and tsunami that struck Indonesia on September 28, travelers to the province of Central Sulawesi may experience serious health and safety risks, and medical care may not be available. CDC recommends that travelers avoid all nonessential travel to the province of Central Sulawesi, Indonesia.

  • Watch - Leptospirosis in Israel

    Fri, 14 Sep 2018

    There is an outbreak of leptospirosis in northern Israel (Golan Heights). Travelers at highest risk are those exposed to contaminated fresh water like lakes and rivers in the affected area, such as through swimming, wading, kayaking, or rafting.

  • Alert - Yellow Fever in Brazil

    Thu, 17 May 2018

    There is a large, ongoing outbreak of yellow fever in multiple states of Brazil. Travelers to Brazil should protect themselves from yellow fever by getting yellow fever vaccine at least 10 days before travel, and preventing mosquito bites.

  • Warning - Health Infrastructure Breakdown in Venezuela

    Tue, 15 May 2018

    CDC recommends that travelers avoid all nonessential travel to Venezuela. The country is experiencing outbreaks of infectious diseases, and adequate health care is currently not available in most of the country.

  • Watch - Cholera in Yemen

    Mon, 14 Aug 2017

    There is a widespread cholera outbreak in Yemen. Between April and July 2017, more than 400,000 cholera cases and nearly 2,000 deaths have been reported. Twenty-one of the country’s 23 governorates have reported suspected cases.