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Infectious diseases

Seasonal influenza

12 Sep 2017

Influenza is a highly infectious, viral infection of the respiratory tract; outbreaks peak during the winter months of the northern and southern hemispheres, and occur year around in the tropics Read more

Infectious diseases

Meningococcal disease

08 Sep 2017

Meningococcal disease is a rare, but potentially devastating infection in travellers caused by the bacteria Neisseria meningitidis Read more

Preparing for healthy travel

First Aid Kits

30 Aug 2017

A travel health first aid kit is recommended for travellers Read more

Preparing for healthy travel

Personal safety

02 May 2017

Taking care of your personal safety abroad Read more

Preparing for healthy travel

Travelling with medicines

05 Apr 2017

Carrying medication abroad and counterfeit medication Read more

Preparing for healthy travel

Insect and tick bite avoidance

04 Apr 2017

Travellers should reduce their risk by using bite avoidance measures described in this article Read more