Hepatitis A is the second most common vaccine preventable infection in travellers.
Highly effective vaccines exist for its prevention for travellers from 12 months of age,
including last minute...
Rabies is an acute, almost invariably fatal, progressive encephalomyelitis caused by
neurotropic lyssaviruses of the Rhabdoviridae family.
Tuberculosis is a disease of significant worldwide prevalence, morbidity and mortality.
Multi-drug resistant and extensively drug resistant strains, poverty, and co-endemic
Typhoid and paratyphoid (enteric) fever, a potentially severe systemic febrile illness
endemic in developing countries, is associated with poor sanitation, reduced access
to treated drinking...
Yellow fever is a mosquito borne flaviviral haemorrhagic fever endemic to parts of Africa
and South America. One in seven patients develop severe, frequently fatal disease
characterised by multi...
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