Outbreak of Pertussis in North Darfur, Sudan

According to health officials, since the beginning of the pertussis outbreak in September there are 323 suspected infected people in the El Sereif Beni Hussein locality.

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Advice For Travellers

Travellers are reminded that outbreaks of highly contagious pertussis (whooping cough) can occur anywhere in the world at anytime. Travellers can reduce their risk of exposure to this disease by ensuring that their childhood vaccinations and their current immune status for pertussis are up-to-date prior to travelling