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Ebola virus disease in Nigeria
October 24, 2014 11:30 EST
There have been no cases of Ebola virus disease reported in Nigeria for 42 days (two incubation periods) following the small number of confirmed and suspected cases and deaths reported in Lagos and Port Harcourt related to an initial case in an infected traveller from Liberia. On October 20th, the World Health Organization declared the end of the outbreak in Nigeria.

Ebola virus disease in Senegal
October 24, 2014 11:29 EST
There have been no cases of Ebola virus disease reported in Senegal for 42 days (two incubation periods) following the single confirmed case in a traveller to Dakar from Guinea. On October 17th, the World Health Organization declared the end of the outbreak in Senegal. Consult the travel health notice for more information and the Public Health Agency of Canada's recommendations for travellers.

Dengue Fever: Global Update
October 24, 2014 11:28 EST
Outbreaks of dengue fever have become increasingly frequent over the past 25 years. Dengue fever is a disease spread to humans by mosquitoes and is caused by one of four types of dengue viruses. Dengue fever can cause severe flu-like symptoms and in some cases, may lead to dengue haemorrhagic fever (severe dengue), which can be fatal.

Ebola virus disease in Democratic Republic of Congo
October 09, 2014 16:38 EST
The Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of Congo has confirmed cases and deaths of Ebola. Affected areas are Watsi Kengo, Lokolia, Boende and Boende Muke. Outbreaks of Ebola have occurred in this region of Africa in the past. These cases are not related to the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Consult the travel health notice for more information and the Public Health Agency of Canada's recommendations for travellers.

Ebola Virus Disease in Nigeria
October 09, 2014 16:37 EST
The Ministry of Health in Nigeria has reported a small number of confirmed and suspected cases and deaths of Ebola virus disease in Lagos and Port Harcourt related to an initial case in an infected traveller from Liberia. Consult the travel health notice for more information and the Public Health Agency of Canada's recommendations for travellers.

Ebola virus disease in Senegal
October 09, 2014 16:36 EST
The Ministry of Public Health and Social Affairs in Senegal has reported a confirmed case of Ebola virus disease in a traveller to Dakar from Guinea. Consult the travel health notice for more information and the Public Health Agency of Canada's recommendations for travellers.

Ebola virus disease in Guinea
October 09, 2014 16:34 EST
The World Health Organization has declared the outbreak of Ebola virus disease in West Africa a public health emergency that requires a coordinated international response to stop the spread. The outbreak in Guinea has been ongoing since March of this year and multiple areas are affected. Consult the travel health notice for more information and the Public Health Agency of Canada's recommendations for travellers.

Ebola virus disease in Liberia
October 09, 2014 16:33 EST
The World Health Organization has declared the outbreak of Ebola virus disease in West Africa a public health emergency that requires a coordinated international response to stop the spread. The majority of Liberia has been affected by this outbreak. Consult the travel health notice for more information and the Public Health Agency of Canada's recommendations for travellers.

Ebola Virus Disease in Sierra Leone
October 09, 2014 16:20 EST
The World Health Organization has declared the outbreak of Ebola virus disease in West Africa a public health emergency that requires a coordinated international response to stop the spread. The majority of Sierra Leone has been affected by this outbreak. Consult the travel health notice for more information and the Public Health Agency of Canada's recommendations for travellers.

Dengue Fever: Global Update
September 23, 2014 13:40 EST
Outbreaks of dengue fever have become increasingly frequent over the past 25 years.

Chikungunya: Global Update
September 23, 2014 13:39 EST
Outbreaks of chikungunya have become increasingly frequent over the past months after local transmission was reported for the first time in the Caribbean in December of last year. Since then, local transmission of the virus has spread to many countries in neighbouring regions.

Polio: Global Update
September 10, 2014 12:47 EST
Poliomyelitis (polio) has been eliminated from most countries; however it continues to occur in some areas of the world.  Consult the travel health notice for more information and the Public Health Agency of Canada's recommendations for travellers.

Ebola virus disease in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone
September 08, 2014 15:49 EST
The Public Health Agency of Canada recommends that Canadians avoid all non-essential travel to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone due to the ongoing Ebola virus outbreak.

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