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Recent Clinical Updates
Regular reports on outbreaks of disease, vaccine supply issues, and recommended changes in advice and practice. The most recent Clinical Updates are listed below.
- 25 June 2015
- Invasive meningococcal disease (meningitis) outbreak in men who have sex with men: United States
- 23 June 2015
- Recommendations for Travel to the American Cup: Chile
- 22 June 2015
- Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) update: Republic of Korea (South Korea) and China
- 17 June 2015
- Yellow fever: Goiás state, Brazil
News and Announcements
25 June 2015
Yellow fever recommendations and certificate requirements updated
Our Country Information Pages have now been updated with the new yellow fever certificate requirements and recommendations listed in World Health Organizations publication, International Travel and Health.
See clinical update 10 June 2015 for information on these updates.
The updated chapters of International Travel and Health can be viewed here.
24 June 2015
Travelling with children to South Africa
Travellers should be advised to check with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office for foreign travel advice and country requirements prior to their trip. Read more here
19 June 2015
NaTHNaC is very pleased to announce that Dr Rima Makarem has been appointed to the role of chair. Rima will provide leadership to the NaTHNaC Technical Advisory Group.
Rima joins NaTHNaC with a wealth of experience in healthcare and the pharmaceutical industry, and is currently working as non-executive director and Audit Chair at UCLH. Rima also holds a portfolio of non-executive positions and currently runs her own management consultancy business.
17 June 2015
Joint Statement HPS and NaTHNaC – Designated State Parties for Yellow Fever Provision in the UK
Regarding revised recommendations for yellow fever vaccination and Certificate Requirements 2015 - read more here.
20 May 2015
Revised recommendations for tuberculin skin testing (Mantoux) and MMR
As of April 2015, the publication Recommendations for the administration of more than one live vaccine (Public Health England - first published September 2014) has been revised in relation to recommendations for tuberculin skin testing and MMR vaccination. Read more here.
21 April 2015
GSK re-introduces typhoid-containing vaccines
In 2011 GSK suspended production of Typherix (Typhoid, Polysaccharide vaccine) and Hepatyrix (Hepatitis A (inactivated) due to manufacturing capacity constraints. These vaccines are now available again. Read more here.
23 March 2015
Notification of YFVC Fee Changes
Further to the annual review of the Yellow Fever Vaccination Centre (YFVC) training and registration fee, the new fee structure will be:
- Classroom Training - £180.00 for training days from 1st April 2015
- Online Training - £105.00 for applications received from 1st April 2015
- Registration Fee (Annual) - £135.00 for new centres and renewals from 1st April 2015
- Registration Fee (Biennial) - £245.00 for new centres and renewals from 1st April 2015
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