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.

  • Warning - Global COVID-19 Pandemic Notice
    on June 5, 2020 at 4:00 am

    Widespread ongoing transmission of a respiratory illness caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is occurring globally. CDC recommends that travelers avoid […]

  • Watch - Dengue in the Americas
    on May 21, 2020 at 4:00 am

    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. […]

  • Watch - Yellow Fever in Ethiopia
    on April 23, 2020 at 4:00 am

    There is an outbreak of yellow fever in the Southern Nations Nationalities and Peoples Region (SNNPR) of Ethiopia. Travelers going to Ethiopia should receive […]

  • Alert - Yellow Fever in Nigeria
    on April 20, 2020 at 4:00 am

    A large, ongoing outbreak of yellow fever in Nigeria began in September 2017. The outbreak is now spread throughout the country. Travelers going to Nigeria […]

  • Watch - Monkeypox in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
    on April 20, 2020 at 4:00 am

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

  • Watch - Monkeypox in Nigeria
    on April 20, 2020 at 4:00 am

    There is an ongoing outbreak of monkeypox in Nigeria.

  • Watch - Chikungunya in Ethiopia
    on April 20, 2020 at 4:00 am

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

  • Alert - Rubella in Japan
    on April 20, 2020 at 4:00 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) […]

  • Warning - COVID-19 and Cruise Ship Travel
    on April 20, 2020 at 4:00 am

    CDC recommends that travelers defer all cruise travel worldwide.

  • Watch - Dengue in Africa and the Middle East
    on April 20, 2020 at 4:00 am

    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 […]