Yellow fever activity in Brazil has occurred in areas near the Atlantic coast that were previously not considered to be at risk for disease transmission. As a result, the WHO and Brazilian Ministry of Health have issued new yellow fever vaccination recommendations for southern Bahia State, Esprito Santo State, and northern Rio de Janeiro State - all of which were areas previously not considered at risk for disease transmission. Additional areas along the...
iJET's intelligence team with guest speaker Alejandro N. Mayorkas, former Deputy Secretary of the US Department of Homeland Security hosted a webinar update focussed on the Executive Order on travel restrictions. The panel addressed known and potential impacts for global businesses and the travel industry and provided an update on the current state of legal proceedings generated by the order. Watch Now.
Bird flu or avian influenza, has recently generated significant international media attention due to widespread activity in many regions. Although many people worry about the threat of avian influenza to humans, the greater threat is the economic impact associated with outbreaks in poultry.
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On Jan. 27, the US government issued an executive order banning citizens of Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen from entering the US for at least 90 days; all Syrian citizens are barred until further notice. The order also suspends the US Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP) for 120 days. The Trump Administration has stated that more countries could be added to the travel ban via a presidential proclamation. Reciprocal travel restrictions are possible for US citizens traveling to the...