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Information concerning outbreak of cholera in Zimbabwe (Harare) PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 19 October 2018.
A state of emergency has been declared and all public gatherings have been banned following the outbreak of cholera epidemic in Harare and due to the worsening health situation in the four regions around the capital, brought about by the spread of the infectious disease. By 25 September 2018, 6,428 cholera cases were registered with the death toll reaching 45. Poor water and sewerage systems are blamed for the spread of cholera.

According to the blood sample analyses done by the World Health Organizations (WHO), it has been established that Vibrio cholera serotype O1 Ogawa bacterium strain is responsible for the disease.

Serbian citizens planning to travel to Zimbabwe are advised to be closely informed about the current epidemiological situation at the WHO website (, and to keep abreast of the current information at the website of the Institute for Public Health "Dr Milan Jovanovic Batut":

Personal hygiene, handwashing, washing fruit and vegetables prior to use, use of the proven and bacteriologically safe drinking water are all the advised precautionary measures.
Information on the security situation in Tunisia PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 04 January 2018.
The security situation in Tunisia has improved significantly, particularly in bigger towns and tourist resorts. Tunisian security forces have increased their presence in tourist areas, primarily in order to provide appropriate protection to foreign tourists.
Information regarding the epidemic virus Zika PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 09 February 2016.
In mid-September 2015, the countries of Central and South America and some Pacific islands of Oceania recorded a larger incidence of Zika viral infections, with the tendency of further spreading. The virus is transmitted by the tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus), and the symptoms include high temperature, fever, skin rash, joint pains and headache, which normally last 4 to 7 days and often end with no complications.
West Africa Ebola virus outbreak - Health Alert PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 19 August 2014.
Returning visitors from the affected areas in West Africa - Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leona and Nigeria, should monitor their health for three weeks (21 days). In case of sudden onset of fever, weakness, muscle pain, headache, sore throat followed by vomiting, diarrhea, rash or bleeding within three weeks after return, they should seek rapid medical attention and mention their recent travel, to the attending physician.