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Preparing for healthy travel

Travel Insurance

31 Jan 2020

Travellers must declare medical conditions when taking out travel insurance to ensure they are suitably covered Read more

Infectious diseases

Yellow fever

14 Jan 2020

Yellow fever is caused by a virus, which circulates between infected monkeys or humans and mosquitoes and occurs in parts of the tropical and sub-tropical regions of Africa and South/Central America (including Trinidad) Read more

Special risk travel/traveller

Asplenia and hyposplenia

13 Jan 2020

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

Special risk travel/traveller

Cruises

23 Dec 2019

Good preparation helps travellers planning a cruise have a safe and healthy trip Read more

Special risk travel/traveller

Areas of humanitarian crisis

05 Dec 2019

For humanitarian aid workers and those advising those travelling to areas of conflict or disaster Read more

Special risk travel/traveller

Travelling to visit friends and relatives

05 Dec 2019

VFR is the second most common reason given for travelling overseas from the UK Read more