An Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak was reported in August 2014 in several villages in the equatorial forest near Boende.
An outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) is currently ongoing in Guinea Conakry, Sierra Leone and Liberia. A limited number of cases was reported in Nigeria (18 in Lagos and 3 in Port Harcourt), and one case was reported in Senegal (a traveler from Guinea).
The Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp draws the attention of health professionals and travelers to the importance of malaria prevention in light of the current Ebola outbreak.
The recent ebola outbreak in West Africa has so far claimed hundreds of lives. In this article you'll find the answer to some frequently asked questions about this disease.
Extra measures are in effect to avoid the spread of the polio virus.
The news that one yellow fever vaccination offers lifelong protection may have caused some misunderstanding.
The number of cases infected with the MERS-corona virus has recently increased. Some cases have also been reported close to home, but these are import cases after a recent stay in the Middle East.
On 5 May 2014, we will introduce our new online appointment system. It will allow you to book a consultation in our policlinic.
Insect repellents containing DEET remain available at pharmacies.
The vaccine against rabies is once again available in Belgium upon presentation of a doctor’s prescription at your authorized pharmacy.
The Belgian health authorities wish to raise your awareness of new developments related to the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus.
Information and preventive measures on how to avoid infection with the avian flu.
The yellow fever vaccination is not required when you’re travelling from Belgium directly, without a stopover in a country where yellow fever may occur.
The West Nile disease is an ailment caused by a flavivirus and transmitted to humans by infected mosquitos.
The Superior Health Council advises to administer an additional MMR vaccine to children between 6 and 12 months.
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