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This page lists all changes to GDRI 001 after Release 01.

The changes are listed with the most recent change at the top.

Changes made to Edition 002 after Release 01

Changes made with Release 08

Chikungunya Virus - Somalia  See Change Notification No. 09 - 2017
Tropical Risk Virus - Palau and Montserrat  See Change Nofication No. 08 - 2017

Changes made with Release 07

Name amendment of Brunei Darusslam and addition of Malaria See Change Notification No. 38 - 2016
Changes made to Mexico  See Change Notification No. 39 -2016
New entry Polynesia  See Change Notification No. 40 -2016
Changes made:

Zika Virus has been added to the Tropical Virus Risk for the following countries:

Anguilla
Antigua and Barbuda
The Bahamas
Bangladesh
British Virgin Islands
Cambodia
Cook Islands
French Polynesia
Gabon
Grenada
Indonesia
Laos
Malaysia
Peru
Saint Barthelemy
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Singapore
Turks and Caicos Islands

A Tropical Virus Risk has been added to the following countries:

The Cayman Islands
Guinea – Bissau
Argentina
Easter Island (Chile) See Change Notification No.41 - 2016
Tropical Virus Risk - Lesser Antilles See Change Notification No. 42 - 2016
Tropical Virus Risk - Uruguay  See Change Notification No. 43 - 2016

Changes made with Release 06

Tropical Virus Risk - United States of America See Change Notification No. 49 - 2016

Changes made with Release 05

Addition of Malaria - Previous risk  See Change Notification No. 22 - 2016

Changes made with Release 04

Changes made to:

Aruba
Belize
Jamaica
Micronesia (Federated States of)
Papua New Guinea
Philippines
Saint Lucia
Sint Maarten
Vietnam See Change Notification No. 30 - 2016

Changes made with Release 03

Changes made to:

Cuba
Dominica
Former Netherlands Antilles (Bonaire)
Maldives
Marshall Islands
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Thailand
Tonga
Trinidad and Tobago  See Change Notification No. 17 - 2016

Changes made with Release 02

Addition of Zika virus to Tropical Virus Risk category    See Change Notification No  13 and 14 - 2016

Changes made with Edition 002 Release 001
A Complete rewrite of the GDRI   See Change Notification No 10 - 2016

Changes made to Edition 001 after Release 01

Changes made with Release 31
Malaria - preliminaries in the Geographcal Disease Risk Index See Change Notication No. 27 - 2015
Malaria.      See Change Notification No. 28 - 2015

Changes made with Release 30
Middle East Repiratory Syndrome Corona Virus (MERS-CoV) in Saudi Arabia  See Change Notification No. 24 - 2015

Changes made with Release 29
Namibia  See Change Notification No. 13 - 2015             
Chikungunya Virus See Change Notification No. 14 – 2015
Tahiti, The Pacific Leeward Islands, The Pacific Windward Islands, The Society Islands, Ahē, Bora Bora, Hiva 'Oa, Huahine, Mai'ao, Maupiti, Meheti'a, Mo'orea, Nuku Hiva, Raiatea, Taha'a, Tetiaroa, Tupua'i, Tūpai, The Tuamotu Archipelago, The Gambier Islands, the Marquesas Islands The Austral Islands and The Bass Islands have been added to the index and taken to French Polynesia

Changes made with Release 28
Malaria Maps See Change Notification No. 06 - 2015
Preliminary pages have been updated with advice for use of malaria maps

Changes made with Release 27
Viral Haemorrhagic Fever Risk   See Change Notification No. 43 – 2014
Preliminary pages have been updated.

Changes made with Release 26
West Nile Virus Risk  See Change Notification No. 42 – 2014

Changes made with Release 25
Chikungunya Virus Risk  See Change Notification No. 41 – 2014
Grenadines has been removed as a topic and now links in the Index to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Changes made with Release 24
Chikungunya Virus Risk  See Change Notification No. 27 - 2014
Diego Garcia has been added See Change Notification No. 28 - 2014

Changes made with Release 23
Changes made to Dominican Republic and Saint Lucia.  See Change Notification No. 26 - 2014

Changes made with Release 22
Changes made to:
British Virgin Islands
Anguilla
Saint Martin
Sint Maarten
Saint Bathelemy
Former Netherlands Antilles
Antigua and Barbuda
St Kitts and Nevis
Montserrat
Guadeloupe
Dominica
Martinique see Change Notification No. 01 - 2014

Changes made with Release 21 Issue 02
The topic Virgin Islands and appendix1 have been removed and updates to information in the Welcome page and Preliminaries pages – Introduction, Document and Change Control have been made

Changes made with Release 21
Changes made to Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Montenegro and Russia see Change Notification No. 14 - 2013

Changes made with Release 20
Chikungunya Virus Risk See Change Notification No. 04 - 2013
A new topic for South Sudan has been added
Changes have been made to a number of topics for Chikungunya risk

East Timor topic title has been changed to Timor
Congo (Democratic Republic of - Kinshasa) topic title has been changed to Congo
Index names have been updated for links to Congo and Timor
Netherlands Antilles topic title changed to Former Netherlands Antilles
Virgin Islands topic removed
Additional Antilles Islands added with links to relevant topics.

Changes made with Release 19
Changes made to
Hungary, Croatia and Kosovo See Change Notification No. 25 - 2012
Changes made to
Algeria See Change Notification No. 26 - 2012

Changes made with Release 18
Changes made to
Iran, Iraq and Vietnam see Change Notification No. 20 - 2012
Changes made to
United States of America see Change Notification No. 21 - 2012
Search facility updated

Changes made with Release 17
Changes made to
West Bank, Gaza Strip, Tunisia, Greece, Serbia and Russia
see Change Notification No. 19 - 2012
Index items for West Bank, Gaza Strip and Palestine Occupied Territories, Palestine Occupied Territories and Transjordan added.

Changes made with Release 16
Changes made to
Cambodia, Columbia, Ecuador, Egypt, Ethiopia, Guatemala, India, Indonesia, Jamaica, Kenya, Laos, Namibia, Nicaragua, Suriname, Swaziland, Syria, Thailand, Vietnam and Zimbabwe
see Change Notification No. 14 - 2012
Index items for Sicily, Corsica and Koh Samui added.

Changes made with Release 15
Changes made to
Albania, Canada, Greece, Israel, Italy, Macedonia (FYR), Romania, Russia, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Turkey and USA.

see Change Notification No. 04 - 2012

Changes made with Release 14 Issue 02
Malaria Risk updated for Morocco, Mauritius, Costa Rica, Peru, Panama, Sri Lanka, United Arab Emirates
Spelling of Malaria corrected on all Malaria Risk Category Subheadings.
Preliminaries Introduction page contact information has been updated.

Changes made with Release 14
Changes made to
Italy     see Change Notification No. 19 - 2011

Changes made with Release 13
Changes made to
Macedonia, Russia and Turkey     see Change Notification No. 18 - 2011

Changes made with Release 12
Changes made to
Albania, Israel and Russia            see Change Notification No. 15 - 2011

Changes made with Release 11
Changes made to
Romania       see Change Notification No. 12 - 2011
Greece         see Change Notification No. 13 - 2011

Changes made with Release 10
Changes made to
see Change Notification No. 10 - 2010

Changes made with Release 09
Changes made to
Maldives       see Change Notification No. 27 - 2009

Changes made with Release 08
Changes made to
Italy              see Change Notification No. 25 - 2009
Canada, United States of America       see Change Notification No. 26 - 2009

Changes made with Release 07
Changes made to
Italy              see Change Notification No. 11 - 2009
This reverses the changes made with Change Notification No. 05 - 2007.

Changes made with Release 06
This release is the first implementation of the GDRI on the website. Layout and ordering of entries may differ on the website as compared to the Portable Document File (PDF) but there are no changes to the wording of any entries. Consequently no new PDF file is released.

Changes made with Release 05
Errata corrections made to
Italy              see Change Notification No. 05 - 2007
Jamaica        see Change Notification No. 20 - 2006

Changes made with Release 04
Introduction – Malaria: Airport stopovers       see Change Notification No. 15 - 2007

Changes made with Release 03
Bahamas (The)                  see Change Notification No. 07 - 2007
Canada                             see Change Notification No. 08 - 2007
United States of America    see Change Notification No. 08 - 2007

Changes made with Release 02
Egypt        see Change Notification No. 02 - 2007
Ethiopia    see Change Notification No. 02 - 2007