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Wednesday, December 5, 2018

A High-Level Conference on Preparedness for Public Health Emergencies in Urban Areas

A high-level conference on preparedness for public health emergencies- challenges and opportunities in urban areas, was held in Lyon France, 3-4 Dec 2018.

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Ebola outbreak in DRC ends: WHO calls for international efforts to stop other deadly outbreaks in the country

Today marks the end of the ninth outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

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Monday, May 14, 2018

Democratic Republic of the Congo is currently responding to its ninth Ebola outbreak

Democratic Republic of the Congo is currently responding to its ninth Ebola outbreak. You may find relevant information through weblinks below.

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Monday, May 14, 2018

Uganda isolated a suspected case of Ebola at Entebbe International Airport

A passenger travelling from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to Kenya has been isolated at Uganda’s Entebbe International Airport, as Ebola tests are carried out, according to a media report. Read more on https://www.worldstagegroup.com/ebola-outbreak-uganda-isolates-suspected...

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Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Another Media Report on a Traveler Diagnosed with Measles after Flying

According to media report, another international traveller who felt ill after flying has been diagnosed with measles. Read more on https://au.news.yahoo.com/vic/a/39558100/man-contracts-measles-exposes-others/

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Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Media article: Man contracts measles, exposes others

According to media article a man who felt ill after flying from Bali to Melbourne via Sydney has been diagnosed with measles, opening the potential for scores of people to have the disease.
Read more on https://au.news.yahoo.com/vic/a/39558100/man-contracts-measles-exposes-others/

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Friday, March 16, 2018

Media Report on Two Confirmed Cases of Measles Among International Travelers

Two confirmed cases of measles among international travelers are reported in media. According to the article, health officials in New Jersey and Michigan are warning travelers who passed through three airports that they may have been exposed to measles following two confirmed cases in international travelers. Read more on https://nypost.com/2018/03/15/measles-warning-issued-after-infected-travelers-flew-to-three-airports/

 

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Tuesday, March 13, 2018

News Article on Measles Case Confirmed on Air Canada Flight from Switzerland

Canadian public health officials are investigating a confirmed case of measles on an Air Canada flight from Switzerland. Online news reported that this latest case, coincidentally, is the second such measles incident involving possible exposure on an Air Canada flight from Switzerland in a matter of weeks. Last month, the Canadian officials confirmed that an infant was infected after a recent international travel.

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Monday, February 26, 2018

PAGNet survey

Dear PAGNet Members and Subscribers,

The PAGNet Advisory Group has placed a short survey on PAGNet that is easily available to you by clicking on "Fill in the PAGNet survey" in the Menu to the right of the PAGNet Front Page
after you have logged on to your PAGNet account.

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Friday, February 16, 2018

French Authorized Ports to issue Ship Sanitation Certificates temporarily removed from the authorized port list

In view of the French new national regulations regarding the health inspection system for ships, France is temporarily unable to issue health certificates and the current list of French ports to issue SSCs is obsolete. 
Nevertheless, in order to prevent French and foreign vessels from being penalized during an inspection abroad, a temporary attestation explaining the situation has been drawn up by the French government and will be issued to vessels applying for a health certificate.

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