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Travel Doctor Library lists various articles on preparation for travel to various countries and the health risks to be considered when entering certain regions.

Be aware of Dengue & Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever

BE AWARE OF DENGUE & DENGUE HAEMORRHAGIC FEVER Author: Dr. De Frey Source: Travel Doctor Dengue is a day biting mosquito-borne infection which has become a major international public health concern in recent decades. It causes a severe flu-like illness, and sometimes...

Cholera outbreak – Southern Africa

CHOLERA OUTBREAK - SOUTHERN AFRICA Author: Dr De Frey Source: Travel Doctor Cholera is an age old scourge that strikes fear in the minds of people all over the world now, as it did in the mid 1800’s when cholera swept through London and Dr John Snow finally proved...

Rabies kills one person every 10 minutes

RABIES KILLS ONE PERSON EVERY 10 MINUTES Author: Press release from Sanofi Source: Health24   A rabies control report says an estimated 55 000 people die of rabies every year, but most deaths could have been prevented. The global alliance for rabies control says an...