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Travel Health Notices

Hajj and Umrah in 2016
July 19, 2016 13:01 EST
The Hajj is the largest annual mass gathering in the world. Almost three million Muslims attend this spiritual pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Umrah is a similar pilgrimage that can be carried out at any time of the year. Consult the travel health notice for more information and the Public Health Agency of Canada's recommendations for travellers.

Zika virus infection: Global Update
July 14, 2016 14:30 EST
Zika virus infection is caused by a virus which is primarily spread by the bite of an infected mosquito. Consult the travel health notice for more information and the Public Health Agency of Canada's recommendations for travellers.

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV)
July 12, 2016 13:39 EST
Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) is an infectious disease caused by a virus from the coronaviruses family. Consult the travel health notice for more information and the Public Health Agency of Canada's recommendations for travellers.

Zika Virus: Global Update
June 30, 2016 15:23 EST
Zika virus infection is caused by a virus which is primarily spread by the bite of an infected mosquito. Consult the travel health notice for more information and the Public Health Agency of Canada's recommendations for travellers.

Lassa Fever in West Africa
June 23, 2016 09:23 EST
June 22, 2016 Consult the travel health notice for more information and the Public Health Agency of Canada's recommendations for travellers.

Dengue in the Americas
June 16, 2016 16:15 EST
Dengue is a disease spread to humans by the bite of an infected mosquito and is caused by one of four types of dengue viruses. Dengue can cause severe flu-like symptoms and in some cases, may lead to severe dengue, which can be fatal. There is no vaccine available in Canada or medication that protects against dengue.

Yellow Fever in Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)
June 15, 2016 14:56 EST
Yellow fever is a serious and occasionally fatal disease. Consult the travel health notice for more information and the Public Health Agency of Canada's recommendations for travellers.

2016 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
June 14, 2016 11:57 EST
Consult the travel health notice for more information and the Public Health Agency of Canada's recommendations for travellers.

Cholera in Cuba, Dominican Republic and Haiti
May 31, 2016 16:18 EST
Cholera is an acute intestinal infection caused by the bacterium Vibrio cholerae. Consult the travel health notice for more information and the Public Health Agency of Canada's recommendations for travellers

Yellow Fever in Angola
May 27, 2016 14:12 EST
Yellow fever is a serious and occasionally fatal disease. It is caused by a virus which is spread to humans by infected mosquitoes. Consult the travel health notice for more information and the Public Health Agency of Canada's recommendations for travellers.

Chikungunya: Global Update
May 20, 2016 14:19 EST
Chikungunya is a disease caused by the chikungunya virus which typically causes fever, along with an arthritis-like pain in the joints and a rash.

Zika virus infection: Global Update
May 13, 2016 14:54 EST
Zika virus infection: Global Update

Yellow fever: Global Update
May 11, 2016 13:34 EST
Yellow fever: Global Update

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