Travel Updates

July 18, 2017: The Centers for Disease Control has just re-issued its Yellow Bookwhich it updates every two years. Although it is written primarily for health care providers who help travelers prepare for upcoming trips, the Yellow Book offers lay readers an in-depth look at travel health risks and ways to prevent them, as well as advice for people with special travel health needs.
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