World Youth Day 2019 - information for travellers
In 2019, World Youth Day (WYD) will take place between 22 and 27 January 2019 in Panama City, Panama with an expected half a million participants. During mass gathering events, the most common health risks are related to vaccine-preventable diseases, gastrointestinal illnesses and vector-borne diseases in favourable climate conditions.
Increase of cases of Legionnaires’ disease in EU travellers returning from Dubai, October−December 2016
This report assesses the increase in travel-associated Legionnaires’ disease among returning EU travellers from Dubai, during October−December 2016.
Number of travel-associated cases of Legionnaires’ disease reported to ELDSNet, by year, 1987–2013
Legionnaires’ disease in Europe 2013 - Number of travel-associated cases of Legionnaires’ disease reported to ELDSNet, by year, 1987–2013
Leaflet for travellers on ticks, tickborne diseases and preventive measure
The leaflet for travellers provides information about ticks, the risk, prevention of tick bites, how to react in the case of a tick bite and sets out the symptoms for each of the potential tick-borne diseases. (Adaptable templates available)
Outbreak of hepatitis A virus infection in travellers returning from Egypt
Between 1 November 2012 and 30 April 2013, 15 confirmed cases of hepatitis A virus infections with subgenotype IB and identical RNA sequence, and 89 probable cases, have been reported in 14 EU/EFTA countries. All cases have a travel history to Egypt.
Risk assessment: Outbreak of cholera in Cuba, potential risk for European travellers, 12 July 2012
This rapid risk assessment assesses the potential risk for European travellers to Cuba after an outbreak of cholera in the Granma Province of the country.
Infectious diseases among travellers and migrants in Europe, Eurotravnet 2010
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