CDC Travel Health Notices

Travel notices are designed to inform travelers and clinicians about current health issues related to specific international destinations. These issues may arise from disease outbreaks, special events or gatherings, and natural disasters that may affect travelers’ health.

  • Level 2 - Mpox in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)
    on February 16, 2024 at 5:00 am

    There is an outbreak of mpox in 22 out of 26 provinces, including urban areas, in the DRC.

  • Level 1 - Dengue in Africa and the Middle East
    on February 16, 2024 at 5:00 am

    Dengue is a risk in many parts of Africa and the Middle East. Some countries are reporting increased numbers of cases of the disease. Travelers to Africa and the Middle East can protect themselves by preventing mosquito bites. Country List : Sudan, Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Burkina Faso, Mali, Ethiopia, Senegal, Cape Verde, Mauritius

  • Level 2 - Diphtheria in Nigeria
    on February 16, 2024 at 5:00 am

    There is an outbreak of diphtheria in several states in Nigeria. Vaccination against diphtheria is essential to protect against disease. If you are traveling to an affected area, you should be up to date with your diphtheria vaccines.

  • Level 1 - Dengue in the Americas
    on February 9, 2024 at 5:00 am

    Dengue is a risk in many parts of Central and South America, Mexico, and the Caribbean. Some countries are reporting increased numbers of cases of the disease. Travelers to the Americas can protect themselves by preventing mosquito bites. Country List : Colombia, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Panama, Guadeloupe, Martinique (France), Jamaica, Costa Rica, Saint Martin, Saint Barthelemy, French Guiana (France), Haiti, Mexico, Turks and Caicos Islands (U.K.), Brazil, Paraguay

  • Level 1 - Dengue in Asia and the Pacific Islands
    on February 9, 2024 at 5:00 am

    Dengue is a risk in many parts of Asia and the Pacific Islands. Some countries are reporting increased numbers of cases of the disease. Travelers to Asia and the Pacific Islands can protect themselves by preventing mosquito bites. Country List : Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Cambodia

  • Level 1 - Western Equine Encephalitis Virus in South America
    on February 8, 2024 at 5:00 am

    There are reports of Western equine encephalitis virus (WEEV) infections in horses, humans or both, in parts of Argentina and Uruguay. Country List : Argentina, Uruguay

  • Level 2 - Chikungunya in Timor-Leste
    on February 8, 2024 at 5:00 am

    There is an outbreak of chikungunya in Timor-Leste. You can protect yourself by preventing mosquito bites.

  • Level 1 - Oropouche Fever in Brazil
    on February 6, 2024 at 5:00 am

    There is an outbreak of Oropouche fever in the Amazonas and Acre states of Brazil. Travelers to these states of Brazil should take steps to avoid bug bites.

  • Level 2 - Global Polio
    on January 5, 2024 at 5:00 am

    Some international destinations have circulating poliovirus. Before any international travel, make sure you are up to date on your polio vaccines. Country List : Afghanistan, Algeria, Benin, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Democratic Republic of the Congo, Israel, including the West Bank and Gaza, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Somalia, Yemen, Indonesia, Sudan, Mali, Botswana, Zambia, Republic of the Congo , Burundi, Burkina Faso, Kenya, Tanzania, including Zanzibar, Guinea, Mauritania, Egypt, Zimbabwe

  • Level 2 - Diphtheria in Niger
    on December 21, 2023 at 5:00 am

    There is an outbreak of diphtheria in Niger. If you are traveling to an affected area, you should be up to date with your diphtheria vaccines.

  • Level 1 - Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever in Mexico
    on December 11, 2023 at 5:00 am

    There have been reports of Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) in people traveling to the United States from Tecate, in the state of Baja California, Mexico.

  • Level 2 - Diphtheria in Guinea
    on December 7, 2023 at 5:00 am

    There is an outbreak of diphtheria in several districts in Guinea. Vaccination against diphtheria is essential to protect against disease. If you are traveling to an affected area, you should be up to date with your diphtheria vaccines.

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