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Infectious diseases


10 Jul 2018

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

Infectious diseases

Japanese encephalitis

06 Jul 2018

JE is transmitted to humans in predominantly rural parts of Asia and the Pacific Rim where rice cultivation and pig farming are common Read more

Special risk travel/traveller

Areas of humanitarian crisis

20 Jun 2018

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

Preparing for healthy travel

Insect and tick bite avoidance

12 Jun 2018

Protection from insect and tick bites is essential to help prevent vector-borne diseases such as malaria, yellow fever and Zika Read more

Preparing for healthy travel

Summer travel

07 Jun 2018

Heading off for a summer break? Check out our guide to staying safe and healthy abroad Read more

Infectious diseases

Pertussis (whooping cough) and travel

01 May 2018

Information about pertussis and the UK vaccination regime Read more