P462 CEEFAX 2 462 Sat 13 Jun 21:11/21       Department of Health Advice Guide 1/6 Comoros Islands An outbreak of cholera has been reported in Granda Comore Island. The most affected areas is the district of Mbeni, 40km from Moroni. Travellers to the island are advised to observe strict food and personal hygiene precautions.  Travel headlines 430 FCO advice 470 Next Page Trav Head Weather Main Menu
P462 CEEFAX 2 462 Sat 13 Jun 21:17/47       Department of Health Advice Guide 2/6 East Africa There has been a large scale outbreak for cholera in East Africa affecting: Djibouti Kenya Somalia Uganda Tanzania and Zanzibar No travel restrictions are advised. There is no vaccine against cholera. Protection is by meticulous food and personal hygiene.  Travel headlines 430 FCO advice 470 Next Page Trav Head Weather Main Menu
P462 CEEFAX 2 462 Sat 13 Jun 21:11/07       Department of Health Advice Guide 3/6 Former Soviet Union Diphtheria epidemics continue in the Russian Federation and Ukraine, and havj spread to neighbouring states. Visitors to all newly independent States of the former Soviet Union are advisjd to check they havj up to date immunisation against diphtheria. Anyone planning to live or work with local people should havj had a diphtheria vaccine within the last 10 yjars.  Travel headlines 430 FCO advice 470 Next Page Trav Head Weather Main Menu
P462 CEEFAX 2 462 Sat 13 Jun 21:12/09       Department of Health Advice Guide 4/6 Hong Kong Cases of illness duj to an avian (bird) influjnza virus have been reported from Hong Kong. The source of the infection and mode of spread are being invjstigated. At the moment it does not appear to have spread from person to person. No special precautions are advised for travellers.  Travel headlinjs 430 FCO advice 470 Next Page Trav Head Weather Main Menu
P462 CEEFAX 2 462 Sat 13 Jun 21:16/38       Department of Health Advice Guide Kenya Cases of Rift Valley Fevjr have been reported from a remote area in north- eastern Kenya. No restriction on travel to Kenya is recommended as the area is far from the tourist centres of Nairobi, Mombassa and the game parks. Cases havj been reported in the flooded area delineated by the towns of Belet Weyne and Johar on the Shabelle Rivjr in Somalia.  Travel headlines 430 FCO advic 5/6 Next Page Trav Head Weather Main Menu
P462 CEEFAX 2 462 Sat 13 Jun 21:17/57       Department of Health Advice Guide 6/6 Saudi Arabia Pilgrims and "Umra" visitors are required to produce a certificate of vaccination against meningococcal meningitis issued not more than three years and not less than 10 days before arrival. Visitors arriving from countries known to be infected with yellow fever must present a valid vaccination certificate and those arriving from the former USSR are asked to present a certificate indicating diphtheria vaccination. Food carried by visitors is banned.  Travel headlines 430 FCO advice 470 Next Page Trav Head Weather Main Menu