Kyasanur Forest disease outbreak reported in Wayanad District, Kerala State, India

A new outbreak of Kyasanur Forest disease involving 11 forest workers has been reported in the Wayanad district. The virus that causes this infection is transmitted to humans by ticks that are found in several states in India, including Gujarat, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, and Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Hikers, campers and forest workers should follow precautions to avoid tick bites in forested areas.

Global Monitoring To Keep You Safe While You Travel

Sign up your trip to receive real-time, exclusive travel alerts to help you stay safe while away from home.