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Travel Health Notices

Chikungunya in the Caribbean, Central and South America
July 22, 2014 13:18 EST
Since December 2013, confirmed cases of chikungunya have been reported on many islands in the Caribbean. Local transmission of the virus has also spread to countries in Central and South America. Consult the travel health notice for more information and the Public Health Agency of Canada's recommendations for travellers.

Chikungunya in the Caribbean, Central and South America
July 11, 2014 12:45 EST
Since December 2013, confirmed cases of chikungunya have been reported on many islands in the Caribbean. Local transmission of the virus has also spread to countries in Central and South America. Consult the travel health notice for more information and the Public Health Agency of Canada's recommendations for travellers.

Cholera in Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti and Mexico
July 11, 2014 12:43 EST
Since the beginning of the cholera epidemic in October 2010, the Dominican Republic and Haiti have reported thousands of cholera cases and related deaths. Consult the travel health notice for more information and the Public Health Agency of Canada's recommendations for travellers.

WHO temporary polio vaccine recommendations
July 10, 2014 16:23 EST
On May 5th, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the recent spread of poliovirus (polio) a public health emergency of international concern. They issued temporary polio vaccination recommendations to prevent further spread of the virus worldwide, to be reviewed after three months.

Polio: Global Update
July 10, 2014 16:20 EST
Poliomyelitis (polio) has been eliminated from most countries; however it continues to occur in some areas of the world

Polio: Global Update
June 25, 2014 11:29 EST
Poliomyelitis (polio) has been eliminated from most countries; however it continues to occur in some areas of the world.

2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil
June 25, 2014 11:27 EST
The 2014 FIFA World Cup is being hosted by Brazil from June 12 to July 13. The event will take place in 12 cities across the country: Belo Horizonte, Brasília, Cuiabá, Curitiba, Fortaleza, Manaus, Natal, Porto Alegre, Recife, Rio de Janeiro, Salvador and São Paulo.

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV)
June 20, 2014 15:03 EST
Consult the travel health notice for more information and the Public Health Agency of Canada's recommendations for travellers.

Polio: Global Update
June 20, 2014 15:00 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.

Chikungunya in the Caribbean and South America
June 19, 2014 14:10 EST
Since December 2013, confirmed cases of chikungunya have been reported on many islands in the Caribbean. Consult the travel health notice for more information and the Public Health Agency of Canada's recommendations for travellers.

The Hajj 1435/2014 and Umrah
June 19, 2014 14:08 EST
Travellers attending the Hajj or Umrah should consult the travel health notice for more information and the Public Health Agency of Canada's recommendations.

Typhoon Haiyan (“Yolanda”) in the Philippines
June 06, 2014 13:11 EST
Typhoon Haiyan (locally called Yolanda) made landfall in central Philippines in November 2013. Consult the travel health notice for more information and the Public Health Agency of Canada's recommendations for travellers.

Zika virus infection in Chile, New Caledonia and the Cook Islands
June 03, 2014 15:27 EST
Outbreaks of Zika virus infection are ongoing in New Caledonia as new cases continue to be reported. Easter Island, a territory of Chile, reported its first case of locally acquired Zika virus in January of this year. The outbreak of Zika virus infection affecting the Cook Islands is nearing an end.

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