CDC Health Travel Notices

Travel Notices - CDC Travelers' Health Travel notices are designed to inform travelers and clinicians about current health issues related to specific destinations. These issues may arise from disease outbreaks, special events or gatherings, natural disasters, or other conditions that may affect travelers’ health.

  • Watch - Novel Coronavirus in China
    on January 24, 2020 at 5:00 am

    There is an ongoing outbreak of respiratory illness first identified in Wuhan, China, caused by a novel (new) coronavirus.

  • Warning - Novel Coronavirus in Hubei Province, China
    on January 24, 2020 at 5:00 am

    CDC recommends that travelers avoid all nonessential travel to Hubei Province, China, including Wuhan.

  • Watch - Monkeypox in Nigeria
    on January 7, 2020 at 5:00 am

    There is an ongoing outbreak of monkeypox in Nigeria.

  • Watch - Dengue in Asia and the Pacific Islands
    on January 3, 2020 at 5:00 am

    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 […]

  • Watch - Monkeypox in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
    on January 3, 2020 at 5:00 am

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

  • Alert - Polio in Asia
    on January 3, 2020 at 5:00 am

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

  • Watch - Chikungunya in Ethiopia
    on January 3, 2020 at 5:00 am

    There is an outbreak of chikungunya in Ethiopia. You can protect yourself against chikungunya disease by preventing mosquito bites

  • Watch - Extensively Drug-Resistant Typhoid Fever in Pakistan
    on January 3, 2020 at 5:00 am

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

  • Alert - Rubella in Japan
    on January 3, 2020 at 5:00 am

    There is an outbreak of rubella in Japan. Travelers to Japan should make sure they are vaccinated against rubella with the MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) […]

  • Watch - Global Measles Outbreak Notice
    on January 3, 2020 at 5:00 am

    Measles is in many countries and outbreaks of the disease are occurring around the world. Before you travel internationally, regardless of where you are going, […]