H1N1 (Swine) Flu Information
Is it safe to travel?
- The latest information on travel is available at http://wwwn.cdc.gov/travel/content/novel-h1n1-flu.aspx.
- There are currently no travel restrictions from the U.S. Department of State or the CDC for H1N1. Some countries, such as Japan and China, have screened arriving passengers. Some have been quarantined.
- If you are at risk of complications from H1N1 (and traveling to a country experiencing an H1N1 outbreak), check with your doctor before traveling. Travelers said to be at high risk for complications include:
- Children younger than 5 years old
- Those who are 65 or older
- Children and adolescents (younger than 18) who are receiving long-term aspirin therapy and who might be at risk for experiencing Reye syndrome after influenza virus infection
- Pregnant women
- Adults and children who have chronic pulmonary, cardiovascular, hepatic, hematological, neurologic, neuromuscular or metabolic disorders
- Adults and children who have immunosuppression (including immunosuppression caused by medications or by HIV)
Are there any restrictions for University travel?
- There are currently no travel restrictions.