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Infectious diseases

Travellers’ diarrhoea

23 Aug 2019

Following advice on food and water hygiene is sensible, but travellers should always be prepared to manage the symptoms of TD during their travels Read more

Preparing for healthy travel

Diseases transmitted by insects and ticks in Europe

14 Aug 2019

Depending on destination, travellers may be at risk of a number of different diseases spread by insects or ticks in Europe Read more

Preparing for healthy travel

Zika: Risk assessment

27 Feb 2019

Factors health professionals should consider when advising those travelling to Zika virus affected areas Read more

Infectious diseases

Malaria

31 Jan 2019

Malaria is a serious and potentially life threatening disease, transmitted to humans through the bite of infected female Anopheles spp. mosquitoes 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

Infectious diseases

Pertussis (whooping cough) and travel

01 May 2018

Information about pertussis and the UK vaccination regime Read more