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With over 30 years at the forefront of travel health, MASTA is proud to bring you alerts and topical information from across the globe. Make MASTA your one stop shop for expert advice, leaving you concentrate on what is most important… enjoying your travels.

MASTA Travel Health Alert- 28th February 2017

A death from suspected Avian Influenza reported from Egypt...
Tags: Avian Influenza, Chikungunya, Cholera, Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic fever, Hantavirus, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis E, Lassa Fever, Measles, Meningitis, Tularemia, Yellow Fever

MASTA Travel Health Alert- 22nd February 2017

Continuing rise in Malaria in Venezuela...
Tags: Chikungunya, Cholera, Hand foot and mouth, Hantavirus, Seoul Virus, Malaria, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, Yellow Fever, Zika, Schistosomiasis

MASTA Travel Health Alert- 1st February 2017

Dengue a continuing problem in Colombia, Mexico, Malaysia and Nicaragua amongst others...
Tags: Avian Influenza, Dengue Fever, Hand foot and mouth, Hepatitis E, malaria, MERS-CoV, Norovirus, Food Poisoning, yellow fever

MASTA Travel Health Alert- 18th January 2017

A state of emergency has been declared in Minas Gerais (SE) Brazil after 133 suspected Yellow Fever cases reported
Tags: Chikungunya, Cholera, Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic fever, Dengue Fever, Diphtheria, Hantavirus, Leishmaniasis, malaria, MERS-CoV, rabies, yellow fever, Zika