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CDC: Last news March 2021

09 March 2021

CDC: Last news March 2021

Here is the latest information from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention for March 2021

 

Warning Level 3, Avoid Nonessential Travel


Updated  Ebola in Guinea 
March 04, 2021

There is an outbreak of Ebola in N’Zérékoré Prefecture of Guinea. Travelers to this area could be infected with Ebola if they come in contact with an infected person’s blood or other body fluids. 
 


Updated  Ebola in Democratic Republic of the Congo 
March 04, 2021

There is an outbreak of Ebola in the North Kivu (Kivu Nord) province in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Travelers to this area could be infected with Ebola if they come in contact with an infected person’s blood or other body fluids.
 


Health Infrastructure Breakdown in Venezuela 
March 01, 2021

CDC recommends that travelers avoid all nonessential travel to Venezuela. The country is experiencing outbreaks of infectious diseases, and adequate health care is currently not available in most of the country. 
 

 

Alert Level 2, Practice Enhanced Precautions


Updated  Polio in Asia 
March 04, 2021

There are polio outbreaks in several countries in Asia. CDC recommends that all travelers to these countries be vaccinated fully against polio.
 


Updated  Polio in Africa 
March 04, 2021

There are polio outbreaks in several countries in Africa. CDC recommends that all travelers to these countries be vaccinated fully against polio.
 


Yellow Fever in Nigeria 
March 01, 2021

There is an outbreak of yellow fever in Nigeria. Travelers to Nigeria should take steps to prevent yellow fever by getting vaccinated at least 10 days before travel and taking steps to prevent mosquito bites.

 

Watch Level 1, Practice Usual Precautions


Updated  Dengue in the Americas 
March 02, 2021

Dengue is a risk in many parts of Central and South America, Mexico, and the Caribbean. Some countries are reporting increased numbers of cases of the disease. Travelers to the Americas can protect themselves by preventing mosquito bites. 
 


Leptospirosis in Fiji 
March 01, 2021

There is an outbreak of leptospirosis in Fiji. To prevent leptospirosis, travelers should avoid swimming or wading in water that might be contaminated with animal urine and avoid contact with potentially infected animals. 
 


Measles in Africa 
March 01, 2021

Some countries in Africa are reporting increased numbers of cases (outbreaks) of measles. All travelers to Africa, including infants and pre-school aged children, should be fully vaccinated against measles, according to CDC immunization schedules. 
 


XDR Typhoid Fever in Pakistan 
March 01, 2021

There is an ongoing outbreak of extensively drug-resistant (XDR) typhoid fever in Pakistan. Extensively drug-resistant infections do not respond to most antibiotics.
 


Monkeypox in the Democratic Republic of the Congo 
March 01, 2021

There is an ongoing outbreak of monkeypox in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
 


Dengue in Asia and the Pacific Islands 
March 01, 2021

Dengue is a risk in many parts of Asia and the Pacific Islands. Some countries are reporting increased numbers of cases of the disease. Travelers to Asia and the Pacific Islands can protect themselves by preventing mosquito bites.
 


Dengue in Africa and the Middle East 
March 01, 2021

Dengue is a risk in many parts of Africa and the Middle East. Some countries are reporting increased numbers of cases of the disease. Travelers to Africa and the Middle East can protect themselves by preventing mosquito bites.
 


Malaria in Burundi 
March 01, 202

There is a malaria epidemic in Burundi, a country in central Africa. To prevent malaria infection, travelers should take prescription medicine and take steps to prevent mosquito bites. 

 

For more information: CDC Travel Health Notices