Travel Updates

March 21, 2017: Forbes Magazine has published an article Ranking the Most Dangerous Countries for Americans to Visit.

January 27, 2017: There is a Yellow Fever outbreak in Brazil affecting Minas Gerais, southern Bahia, western Espirito Santo, and northeastern Rio de Janeiro. Travelers to these areas are urged to get a Yellow Fever vaccination at least ten days prior to departure. 

January 30, 2017: The Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences (CIOMS) has revised its International Ethical Guidelines for Health-Related Research Involving Humans,

January 12, 2017: The World Economic Forum has released its Global Risks Report 2017

May 23, 2016: Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition's third annual report: No Protection, No Respect: Health Workers and Health Facilities Under Attack, 2015 and Early 2016.

January 22, 2016: Marsh has released its interactive Political Risk Map 2016.

January 15, 2016: Centers for Disease Control issue interim travel guidance related to Zika virus for Central and South America and the Caribbean

November 23, 2015: US Department of State Worldwide Travel Alert.

November 17, 2015 report by the United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs: Global Terrorism Index 2015: Measuring and Understanding the Impact of Terrorism.

November 11, 2015 Wall Street Journal article: U.S. Justice Department Makes Radical Shift on Foreign Bribery.