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  • Chikungunya outbreak on Zanzibar

    Chikungunya outbreak on Zanzibar

    MAY 16, 2018
    Recent outbreak of chikungunya virus on Zanzibar since early May 2018
  • Update on shortage of hepatitis A and B vaccines

    Update on shortage of hepatitis A and B vaccines

    APR 26, 2018
    Hep A vaccine is back in stock, as is Twinrix for adult and Ambirix (Hep A+B) for child travellers. Hep B vaccine is being rolled out over the Summer for occupational risk groups.
  • New Scottish guidelines for typhoid vaccination in travellers

    New Scottish guidelines for typhoid vaccination in travellers

    MAR 03, 2018
    The list of countries for which typhoid vaccination is routinely recommended for travellers has been reduced, based on the latest evidence.
  • Shortage of hepatitis A and B-containing vaccines

    Shortage of hepatitis A and B-containing vaccines

    NOV 01, 2017
    There is currently a global shortage of Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B, and combination vaccines containing these components. This is due to a manufacturing issue and more stocks are anticipated for the New Year.
  • Pneumonic plague in Madagascar

    Pneumonic plague in Madagascar

    NOV 01, 2017
    In the News recently is the ongoing outbreak of plague in Madagascar, which has so far claimed 102 lives. Since December 2016, there have been 1,297 reported cases, of which 846 (65%) have been of the pneumonic type (Source: UN Children’s Fund, 22/10/2017). The outbreak is yet to peak.
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