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Infectious diseases

Rabies

18 Nov 2019

Rabies occurs in warm-blooded mammals and is transmitted to humans, most often by a bite or scratch from an infected animal, usually a dog Read more

Clinic resources

Educational events

18 Nov 2019

A list of courses, conferences and study days of relevance to UK health professionals working, or wishing to work, in the field of travel medicine Read more

Infectious diseases

Dengue

13 Nov 2019

Dengue is an infection caused by the dengue virus of which there are four different subtypes. The disease is transmitted by mosquitoes
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Special risk travel/traveller

Asplenia and hyposplenia

31 Oct 2019

Travellers with an absent spleen (asplenia) or poorly functioning spleen (hyposplenia) Read more

Special risk travel/traveller

Breastfeeding and bottle feeding

21 Oct 2019

Careful pre-trip preparation can reduce the travel-associated health risks to breast or bottle feeding women and their infants, making for a more enjoyable trip Read more

Infectious diseases

Cholera

03 Oct 2019

Cholera is an acute diarrhoeal disease usually associated with poverty, poor sanitation and poor access to clean drinking water Read more