Health Alert: U.S. Embassy La Paz, Bolivia, March 21, 2020

Location: Bolivia Event: The Bolivian government has implemented a total quarantine in the country, beginning at 00:00 on Sunday, March 22 through April 4, 2020. All persons are to remain at home 24 hours per day. Visit our Embassy webpage on COVID-19 at  https://bo.usembassy.gov/  for updated information and country conditions. Actions to Take: Visit our Embassy webpage on COVID-19 …

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Health Alert – United States Embassy, La Paz, November 22, 2019

Location: La Paz Event: The La Paz Health Department has reported a small meningococcal meningitis outbreak (7 cases) in La Paz.  The notice does not mention which neighborhoods are affected.  Common symptoms of meningococcal meningitis include sudden fever, headache, and stiff neck. Other symptoms can include nausea, vomiting, increased sensitivity to light, and confusion. Meningococcal bacteria can also infect the …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy La Paz, Bolivia

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy La Paz, Bolivia (July 15, 2019) Location:  Nation-wide Events: This notice provides information on several viruses currently present in Bolivia:  Influenza H3N2, an Arenavirus Hemorrhagic Fever, and RSV. Influenza H3N2:  In Bolivia, “flu season” typically runs from April to September with the peak occurring at the end of June.  This year, the peak occurred right …

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