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Travelling to the USA this summer?

With specific exceptions, foreign nationals who have been in any of the following countries during the past 14 days may not enter the United States. For a full list of exceptions, please refer to the relevant proclamations in the links below. link. Entry into the US is restricted for those travelling from Ireland, the UK, Schengen […]

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Herd Immunity

What is it and why are we hearing so much about it during COVID-19? Herd immunity¬† is a form of indirect protection from¬†transmissible diseases or pandemics which occur when a large percentage of a population builds a resistance to an infection, either by vaccination or by previous infections, thereby providing a measure of protection for […]

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Current Outbreaks/Pandemics

Yellow Fever – April 2020 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advise in April 2020 that there is an outbreak of yellow fever in the Southern Nations Nationalities and Peoples Region (SNNPR) of¬†Ethiopia. The Ethiopia Public Health Institute has reported an outbreak of yellow fever in SNNPR beginning in March 2020. The beginning […]