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 June 10, 2024 at 4:00 am

    There is an outbreak of mpox in 25 out of 26 provinces, including urban areas, in the DRC.

  • Level 1 - Oropouche Fever in the Americas
    on June 5, 2024 at 4:00 am

    There are outbreaks of Oropouche fever in parts of Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, Colombia, and Cuba. Travelers to affected areas should take steps to avoid bug bites. Country List : Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, Colombia, Cuba

  • Level 2 - Chikungunya in Maldives
    on May 28, 2024 at 4:00 am

    There is an outbreak of chikungunya in the Malé and Hulhumalé regions of Maldives. Mosquitoes spread the virus that causes chikungunya.

  • Level 1 - Global Measles
    on May 28, 2024 at 4:00 am

    Many international destinations are reporting increased numbers of cases of measles. Country List : Afghanistan, Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Gabon, India, Indonesia, Liberia, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Republic of the Congo , Senegal, Somalia, Republic of South Sudan, Sudan, Tajikistan, Togo, Yemen, Zambia, Nepal, Kyrgyzstan, Armenia, Mauritania, Lebanon, Equatorial Guinea, Syria, Ghana, Kazakhstan, Burkina Faso, Turkey, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Libya, Burundi, Romania, Malaysia, Russia, Azerbaijan, Sri Lanka, Uzbekistan, Philippines, Austria, Belarus

  • Level 2 - Global Polio
    on May 23, 2024 at 4:00 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, 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, Angola, Liberia, Senegal, Sierra Leone

  • Level 1 - Meningococcal Disease in Saudi Arabia - Vaccine Requirements for Travel During the Hajj and Umrah Pilgrimages
    on May 20, 2024 at 4:00 am

    The Hajj, or pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, is one of the world’s largest mass gatherings. Mass gatherings, such as Hajj or Umrah, can increase the risk for infections such as meningococcal disease.

  • Level 1 - Dengue in Africa and the Middle East
    on May 16, 2024 at 4:00 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, Burkina Faso, Mali, Ethiopia, Mauritius

  • Level 1 - Dengue in the Americas
    on May 16, 2024 at 4:00 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), Costa Rica, French Guiana (France), Mexico, Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina, Peru, Ecuador, including the Galápagos Islands, Uruguay, Curaçao, Guyana, Honduras

  • Level 1 - Dengue in Asia and the Pacific Islands
    on May 16, 2024 at 4:00 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 : Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Singapore, Fiji, Samoa

  • Level 2 - Diphtheria in Guinea
    on April 23, 2024 at 4:00 am

    There are confirmed and suspect cases of diphtheria in several regions 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.

  • Level 2 - Chikungunya in Timor-Leste
    on April 5, 2024 at 4:00 am

    There is an outbreak of chikungunya in Timor-Leste.

  • Level 2 - Yellow Fever in Nigeria
    on March 28, 2024 at 4:00 am

    Yellow fever cases remain elevated in Nigeria, after an outbreak was first reported in November 2020. Travelers to Nigeria should take steps to prevent yellow fever by getting vaccinated at least 10 days before travel and taking steps to prevent mosquito bites.

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