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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- 22nd December 2016

A continued increase in Malaria has been reported in Venezuela, with almost 200,000 cases Jan- Nov 16 amongst other global outbreaks...
Tags: Acute Flaccid Myelitis, Avian Influenza, Chikungunya, Cholera, Haff Disease, Hepatitis, Leptospirosis, Lyme Disease, malaria, measles, Meningitis C, MERS-CoV, Methanol Poisoning, Plague, Scrub Typhus

MASTA Travel Health Alert- 14th December 2016

Authorities warn against unregulated white wine in Cambodia amongst other health alerts...
Tags: Cholera, Dengue, Hantavirus, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, Methanol Poisoning, Mumps, Yellow Fever, Zika

MASTA Travel Health Alert- 8th December 2016

Over 251,000 suspected cases of Chikungunya reported in Brazil Jan-Nov 2016, compared to 17,683 suspected cases in 2015.
Tags: Chikungunya, Cholera, Dengue, Legionnaires, Leptospirosis, MERS-CoV

MASTA Travel Health Alert- 1st December 2016

Ever heard of Mayaro Virus Disease or Rift Valley Fever? Find out where these outbreaks have occured amongst others across the globe...
Tags: Cholera, Dengue Fever, Hand foot and mouth, hepatitis a, Encephalitis, Mayaro Virus Disease, MERS-CoV, Rift Valley Fever, Zika

MASTA Travel Health Alert- 24th November 2016

The first locally acquired Zika virus infection has been repoted in Kompong Siem District in Cambodia and other global outbreaks.....
Tags: Acute Flaccid Myelitis, Avian Influenza, Campylobacteriosis, Cholera, Dengue Fever, Diphtheria, Encephalitis, MERS-CoV, Mumps, Tularemia, Rabies, Trypanosomiasis, Zika