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.


  • PNG – Polio outbreak widens

    The recent outbreak of polio in PNG has spread to the nations capital of Port Moresby with a 6 year old boy being confirmed as infected. Anyone travelling to PNG should ensure they have received an adult booster  (having previously had the full childhood immunisation...

  • Europe – West Nile Virus

    The International Society of Infectious Diseases is reporting 975 confirmed cases of West Nile Virus (including 64 deaths)  across Europe since June 2018.  A viral disease most commonly spread by mosquitoes, countries with above average incidences include Italy, Greece and Serbia. This is around 3...

  • Congo – Ebola

    WHO are reporting a new outbreak of  Ebola virus in  Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). This is not linked to the recent outbreak  in Equateur Province which was declared over on July 24, 2018.  A number of other African countries have instigated border screening...

  • Zimbabwe – Typhoid

    A significant number of cases of suspected typhoid (more than 1,400) have been reported since early July 2018 in Gweru. The city water supply is thought to be contaminated and investigations to confirm this are underway.  Typhoid vaccination is considered for all travelers going to...

  • Brazil – Malaria

    Local health authorities have reported more than 47 locally acquired malaria cases in northern Espírito Santo State since the end of July. Anti-malaria medication is recommended for travel to affected areas. Anyone travelling to Brazil should discuss their itinerary with an experienced travel medicine doctor...

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