NEDLANDS: 2/141 Stirling Highway


FREMANTLE: 85 South St, Beaconsfield


NEDLANDS: 2/141 Stirling Highway


FREMANTLE: 85 South St, Beaconsfield

Travel Alerts
We all love to travel to distant and interesting destinations. At times this means we may find ourselves affected by issues beyond our control. Below are a few of the current international health alerts. For safe travel we always advise registering your itinerary on the Smart Traveller website and subscribing to the destination specific alert emails it offers.


  • Burundi – Malaria

    The World Health Organisation is reporting that almost 6 million cases of malaria in Burundi have been recorded this year, with the situation continuing to worsen. Around 1800 people have died since January 1st. A mosquito borne disease, anti-malarial medication and mosquito avoidance measures are...

  • Philippines – fake rabies vaccines

    With a rabies vaccine shortage in the Philippines, the Philippine Department of Health Food and Drug Administration has issued a worldwide warning of the emergence of counterfeit brand named rabies vaccines throughout the country. Initially confirmed for only one brand, recent reports confirm a number...

  • Democratic Republic of Congo – Ebola Virus

    World Health Organisation has declared the current outbreak of Ebola in DRC a ‘Public Health Emergency of International concern’. Commencing just over 12 months ago, the outbreak now appears to have spread to Goma, a large city in the south east of DRC, on the...

  • Costa Rica – Hepatitis A

    More than 40 new cases of Hepatitis A are being reported per month in  Alajuela. All travellers to Costa Rica are recommended to have a Hepatitis A vaccine prior to departure and should adopt strict hand hygiene and food and water borne disease avoidance practices....

  • Brazil – Dengue Fever

    The Brazilian health department are reporting 35,000 new dengue cases per week, a significant increase above the average. Although cases are across the country, large numbers are particularly being seen in San Paulo and Minas Gerais. Transmitted by a daytime biting mosquito, insect avoidance measures...

  • Thailand – Dengue Fever

    Thai health authorities are reporting 1800 new cases of dengue fever per week throughout the country, including in popular tourist areas. This equates to nearly 11,000 cases since April. Dengue fever is a daytime biting mosquito borne disease and mosquito avoidance measures are strongly recommended.

  • Spain – Chikungunya

    Three locally acquired cases of chikungunya have been reported by the Spanish health authorities, the first ever locally transmitted. A mosquito borne disease with an incubation period of 1-12 days, the disease is characterized by joint pain and sudden onset of high fever. Other symptoms...

  • Philippines – Dengue Fever

    Philippines is experiencing  a significant increase in the number of cases of dengue fever across the country, approximately 1,200 locally acquired cases  per week.  More than 77,000 cases have been reported since January 2019. Travelers should observe daytime insect precautions.

  • Maldives – Chikungunya

    Local authorities are reporting  more than 300  cases of chikungunya fever per month throughout the Maldives, significantly more than usual with the outbreak yet to peak. A mosquito borne disease for which there is no vaccine available, symptoms include fever, muscle pain, headache and severe...

  • Singapore – Dengue

    More than 270 cases of Dengue fever are being reported weekly in Singapore with around 3500 in total since January this year. Travellers are advised to follow strict mosquito avoidance measures.

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