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Infectious diseases

Rabies

02 Sep 2020

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

Malaria

13 Aug 2020

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

09 Aug 2020

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

Clinic resources

Polio vaccination certificate

28 May 2020

How to complete an International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis (ICVP) for polio Read more

Infectious diseases

Meningococcal disease

30 Mar 2020

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