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Thursday, December 21, 2017

EU SHIPSAN ACT - guidance document about preparedness planning and public health measures in response to suspected plague affected ships

A guidance document about preparedness planning and public health measures in response to suspected plague affected ships is now available on the EU SHIPSAN ACT Joint Action website. The guidance document provides advice for public health authorities and shipping industries.Read more athttp://www.shipsan.eu/

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Thursday, December 21, 2017

List of Authorized Ports to issue Ship Sanitation Certificates has been updated for Australia and Morocco.

List of Authorized ports to issue Ship Sanitation Certificates has been updated for Australia and Morocco. You will find the new published list of authorized ports here:
http://www.who.int/ihr/ports_airports/portslanding/en/
Any information related to the points of entry issues can be found here: http://www.who.int/ihr/ports_airports/en/ 

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Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Disease Outbreak News (DONs) - Latest DONs available

WHO Disease Outbreak News (DONs)Latest DONs available at http://www.who.int/csr/don/en/:  

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Friday, October 27, 2017

Suspected Plague (Ex-Madagascar) in Seychelles

Please note for your information that a WHO Disease Outbreak News has been posted for the following public health event:

·     Suspected Plague (Ex-Madagascar) in Seychelles - - http://www.who.int/csr/don/26-october-2017-plague-seychelles/en/    

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Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Marburg virus disease in Uganda

Please note for your information that a Disease Outbreak News has been posted by WHO for the following public health event:

·        Marburg virus disease in Uganda - http://www.who.int/csr/don/25-october-2017-marburg-uganda/en/

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Thursday, October 19, 2017

Tenth Anniversary of the entry into force of the IHR (2005)

15 June 2017 marked the tenth anniversary of the entry into force of the IHR (2005). On this occasion, the Weekly Epidemiological Record is publishing a series of articles on the Regulations’ contribution to global public health security.”

More items on the IHR - www.who.int/ihr/en/

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Disease Outbreak News: Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in Saudi Arabia

Please note that a Disease Outbreak News has been posted on WHO website for the following public health event:
- Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in Saudi Arabia - http://www.who.int/csr/don/09-october-2017-mers-saudi-arabia/en/

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Thursday, October 5, 2017

WHO scales up response to plague in Madagascar

WHO is rapidly scaling up its response to an outbreak of plague in Madagascar that has spread to the capital and port towns, infecting more than 100 people in just a few weeks
http://www.who.int/csr/disease/plague/en/
Specific information for travelers at : http://www.who.int/ith/updates/20171003/en/

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Monday, October 2, 2017

Disease Outbreak News: Chikungunya in Italy

Please note for your information that a Disease Outbreak News has been posted for the following public health event:
- Chikungunya in Italy - http://www.who.int/csr/don/29-september-2017-chikungunya-italy/en/

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