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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Disease Outbreak News: Acute hepatitis E – Nigeria

Please note for your information that a Disease Outbreak News has been posted for the following public health event:
Acute hepatitis E – Nigeria - http://www.who.int/csr/don/12-july-2017-hepatitis-e-nigeria/en/

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

List of Authorized ports to issue Ship Sanitation Certificates has been updated for Republic of Korea

List of Authorized ports to issue Ship Sanitation Certificates has been updated for Republic of Korea. 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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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Disease Outbreak News: Lassa Fever in Nigeria

Please note that a Disease Outbreak News has been posted on WHO website for the following public health event:
- Lassa fever in Nigeria - http://www.who.int/csr/don/28-june-2017-lassa-fever-nigeria/en/ 

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Disease Outbreak News: Circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 – Democratic Republic of the Congo

Please note that a Disease Outbreak News has been posted on WHO website for the following public health event:
- Circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 – Democratic Republic of the Congo - http://www.who.int/csr/don/13-June-2017-polio-drc/en/

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Disease Outbreak News: Circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2, Syrian Arab Republic

Please note that a Disease Outbreak News has been posted on WHO website for the following public health event:
- Circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2: http://www.who.int/csr/don/13-June-2017-polio-syrian-arab-republic/en/ 

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Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Travel advice on MERS-CoV for pilgrimages

Please note an update on the "Travel advice on MERS-CoV for pilgrimages" has been posted on the ITH website at: http://www.who.int/ith/en/
To access the travel advice:  http://www.who.int/ith/updates/20170601/en/

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Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Disease Outbreak News: Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Qatar

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, the United Arab Emirates, and Qatar
http://www.who.int/csr/don/06-june-2017-mers-saudi-arabia-united-arab-emirates-qatar/en/

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Disease Outbreak News: Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) in China

Pease note that a Disease Outbreak News has been posted on the WHO website for the following public health event:
- Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) in China: http://www.who.int/csr/don/23-may-2017-ah7n9-china/en/

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Seventieth World Health Assembly opens

22 May 2017 – The seventieth session of WHO’s decision-making body, the World Health Assembly, takes place on 22–31 May in Geneva, Switzerland. Attended by delegations from all Member States, the Health Assembly determines organizational policies and approves the proposed programme budget. This year Member States will elect a new Director-General on 23 May.

More information, including link for those interested in watch the sessions live at WHO HOME PAGE: http://www.who.int/en/

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