Health Alerts

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  • There is a devastating shortage of yellow fever vaccine in the US and other countries. This shortage is not expected to be relieved until late 2018. For travel to countries REQUIRING the vaccine - the traveler should search for the vaccine well before departure.
  • There is an ongoing outbreak of yellow fever in Brazil. Thousands of doses of vaccine have been sent to Brazil to try to curb the spread.
  • For the third year running there has been a cholera outbreak in Mozambique - this time over 1400 cases of cholera infection have been reported

 

 

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