Travel

Zika virus travel guide

The Zika virus is the cause of Zika fever, a mosquito-borne infection found in various tropical areas. The disease is…

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Yellow fever travel guide

Yellow fever is a potentially fatal tropical disease caused by a virus that is transmitted to humans through the bite…

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Travelling with high blood pressure

Every year, millions of people with high blood pressure travel for business, leisure and family functions. People with high blood…

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Travelling with a mental health condition

While travel is and should be a rewarding experience, it can also pose significant challenges to people with mental health…

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Diarrhea in travel

Diarrhea is a common traveller's illness. To some extent, it's unavoidable: no matter how fanatical you are about food preparation,…

3 years ago

Travel health kit guide

A travel health kit should preferrably be carried by travellers. For broader discussion of health issues, see Stay healthy. This…

3 years ago

Sunburn and sun protection in travel

Sunburn is a symptom of damaged skin produced by overexposure to the sun. It is a particular danger if you…

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Poisonous plants in travel

While it is of course unwise to eat any unknown plant, as there are literally thousands of poisonous species, there…

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Physical fitness in travel

Physical fitness takes time to build up and maintain, but makes travel easier. Running through an airport with a suitcase…

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Medication in travel

Travellers might need to carry or obtain medication as part of their equipment for a journey. Prepare A travel health…

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Malaria in travel

Malaria is a serious and sometimes fatal tropical disease. Four kinds of malaria parasites can infect humans: Plasmodium falciparum, P.…

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Jet lag in travel

Jet lag is a form of disorientation and fatigue caused by abruptly switching to a different sleeping/waking schedule and different…

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Infectious diseases in travel

There are many infectious diseases that can pose a hazard to travellers who may not be familiar with them and…

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Eye care in travel

Many people have eyesight conditions which require corrective glasses, such as eyeglasses and contact lenses. Understand Optometric services can be…

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Dengue fever in travel

Dengue fever is a viral tropical disease transmitted by mosquito bites. In 2016 over 50 million new cases were reported,…

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