September 2019 Outbreak Notices

Welcome to our September update on disease outbreaks around the world, from our lead nurse Jo Thompson. This month we include updates from Bahamas, DRC, Nigeria, Europe, and Philippines. 

 

Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas:

  • On 2 September 2019, hurricane Dorian made landfall in the Bahamas at Abacos and Grand Bahama Island.

August 2019 Outbreak Notices

Welcome to our August update on disease outbreaks around the world, from our lead nurse Jo Thompson. This month we include updates from DRC, Myanmar, Uganda, Kenya, Benin and an update on Dengue Fever. 

 

Ebola in DRC

  • Ebola began in DRC in August 2018 in the north east of the country.  Since 18 August 2019, a total of 2877 cases have been confirmed with 1934 deaths.  

  • The risk to travellers is generally extremely low. 

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