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By The Dispatch On Tuesday, October 25th, 2016
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Where You Should NOT Travel For the Holidays

Being able to travel the world is one of the best benefits of being a free citizen. The world has many interesting places to visit. It can be inspiring and awesome to travel and visit some of the most iconic places More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, October 29th, 2015
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Polio in Laos: CDC recommends travelers be fully vaccinated

Earlier this month, health authorities in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) reported on a case of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 1 (cVDPV1) in a child from the district of Bolikhan, in More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, June 13th, 2014
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CDC issues travel notice for the island of Corsica due to schistosomiasis

In a follow-up to a report last month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today issued a travel notice for the island of Corsica (France) after reports of a cluster of schistosomiasis cases. France More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, June 2nd, 2014
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CDC issues travel notice for Vietnam due to measles outbreak

Because of the measles outbreak in Vietnam in 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a travel notice today for people headed to the southeast Asian country. Image/CIA According to the More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, June 2nd, 2014
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Philippines measles outbreak tops 40,000, prompts warnings in the US, Australia

The number of measles cases in the Philippines continues to rise according to data from the World Health Organization Western Pacific Region (WHO-WPR) and countries like the United States and Australia warn the More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, March 26th, 2014
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CDC issues travel notice for Guinea due to Ebola outbreak

The outbreak of Ebola hemorrhagic fever in Guinea includes 86 suspected cases and 62 deaths, as of Mar. 26, according to the World Health Organization. Image/CIA Eleven of the reported cases have been confirmed More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, March 11th, 2014
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2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil: CDC warns about travelers diarrhea, dengue fever, schistosomiasis and STDs

With just 93 days before the beginning of the  Fédération Internationale de Football Association’s (FIFA) World Cup 2014 in Brazil, an estimated 500,000 soccer fans from all over the globe, including many More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, March 4th, 2014
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CDC issues travel notice for the Philippines due to measles outbreak

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a travel notice today for travelers to the Philippines in light of the measles outbreak on the archipelago. Image/CIA The CDC notes that the Department More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, February 8th, 2014
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Chikungunya outbreak continues to grow as Caribbean case count nears 1,500

Since the chikungunya virus first made it’s appearance in the Western Hemisphere in early December on the Caribbean island of Saint Martin, the outbreak has continued to grow and spread throughout many parts More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, January 19th, 2014
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What can travelers to China and other areas with H5N1 in poultry and wild birds do to protect themselves?

On the heels of the recent case of a Canadian woman who contracted H5N1 avian influenza in Beijing, China, and subsequently died of the infection upon return to Canada, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, January 9th, 2014
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CDC issues yellow fever travel notice for the Sudan

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a travel notice Wednesday for the Sudan due to the current outbreak and the risk of yellow fever to travelers. Aedes aegypti Image/CDC The World Health More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, January 8th, 2014
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CDC updates travel notice: Chikungunya in the Caribbean

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated the notice for travelers to the Caribbean, particularly the islands of St. Martin, Martinique and others in the French Caribbean as the number of chikungunya More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, December 14th, 2013
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CDC issues travel notice for St. Martin as Chikungunya cases reach 10

In a follow-up to a  report Tuesday, the World Health Organization (WHO) is reporting 10 cases of chikungunya, as of Dec. 12 that have been identified in people who live on the French side of St. Martin in the More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, December 9th, 2013
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Indonesia reports 6,300 measles cases in 2013, CDC issues travel notice

The World Health Organization (WHO) has reported more than 6,300 confirmed measles cases in Indonesia during 2013, from Jan.1 to Nov. 11, prompting the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to issue More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, November 24th, 2013
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CDC issues travel warning about Zika Fever in Tahiti

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently issued a travel notice for Americans traveling to the French Polynesian islands of  Tahiti, Tahaa, Uturoa, Bora-Bora, Taiohae, and Arutua due to More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, October 6th, 2013
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Turkey measles cases increase ten-fold in 2013

The number of measles cases on the transcontinental country of Turkey has increased ten times in 2013 as compared to the previous year, prompting the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to issue a notice More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, July 13th, 2013
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CDC updates travel notice for Arabian Peninsula

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued an updated travel notice for travelers to the Arabian Peninsula, in light of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) reported from More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, June 20th, 2013
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CDC issues travel warnings for Japan and Poland in light of Rubella outbreaks

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are advising travelers to Japan and Poland, and especially pregnant women, to be up-to-date on their Rubella vaccines in light of huge outbreaks of the viral More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, June 16th, 2013
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CDC advises pilgrims to Hajj and Umrah on how to protect against MERS coronavirus and other injuries and illness

With the upcoming Muslim pilgrimages of Hajj and Umrah approaching fast and the infectious disease and injury risks that are associated with such mass gatherings, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, June 3rd, 2013
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Poliovirus found in Israeli sewage, CDC issues polio travel notice for Somalia and Kenya

Wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) was isolated from sewage samples collected on 9 April 2013 in Rahat, southern Israel, according to a World Health Organization (WHO) update June 3. Health officials emphasize, the virus More...


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