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 - Coronavirus in Hong Kong
    on February 19, 2020 at 5:00 am

    The ongoing outbreak of respiratory illness has spread to Hong Kong.

  • Alert - Polio in Africa
    on February 11, 2020 at 5:00 am

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

  • Warning - Novel Coronavirus in China
    on February 4, 2020 at 5:00 am

    CDC recommends that travelers avoid all nonessential travel to the People’s Republic of China (this does not include the Special Administrative Regions […]

  • Watch - Meningococcal Disease in Benin
    on January 28, 2020 at 5:00 am

    There is an outbreak of meningococcal disease in northwest Benin.

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

    There is an ongoing outbreak of monkeypox in Nigeria.

  • 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, […]

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

    There is an outbreak of Ebola in the North Kivu (Kivu Nord) and Ituri provinces in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

  • Warning - Health Infrastructure Breakdown in Venezuela
    on January 3, 2020 at 5:00 am

    CDC recommends that travelers avoid all nonessential travel to Venezuela. The country is experiencing outbreaks of infectious diseases, and adequate health […]

  • Watch - Lassa Fever in Nigeria
    on January 3, 2020 at 5:00 am

    Nigerian health officials have declared an outbreak of Lassa fever in Nigeria. Travelers to Nigeria should avoid contact with rats.

  • 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) […]