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General Travel Health Advice

Disease Prevention Advice

  • African Tick Bite Fever Ticks, Fever, Bites and stings
  • Amoebiasis Amoebiasis, Amoebiasis intestinal, Diarrhoea, Food hygiene
  • Avian Influenza Avian influenza, Animal diseases, Birds, Poultry
  • Blood Borne Virus Infections (including HIV) Sexually transmitted infections, Bloodborne diseases, Human immunodeficiency viruses, Gonorrhoea, Chlamydia infections, Syphilis, Hepatitis B, Blood transfusion, HIV-1, HIV tests, HIV-2
  • Campylobacter Campylobacter, Campylobacter infections, Diarrhoea
  • Chikungunya Fever Mosquitoes, Insect bites and stings, Chikungunya virus
  • Cholera Diarrhoea, Cholera, Vibrio cholerae, Water quality, Drinking water, Faeces, Sanitation, Antibiotics, Personal hygiene
  • Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Coronavirus, Respiratory tract infections, Human coronavirus
  • COVID-19: Health Considerations for Travel Human coronavirus, Coronavirus, Respiratory tract infections
  • Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic Fever Ticks, Zoonoses, Bloodborne diseases, Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever
  • Cyclospora Infection Diarrhoea, Cyclospora cayetanensis, Parasites, Parasitic diseases, Food hygiene, Water purification
  • Dengue Fever Mosquitoes, Insect bites and stings, Dengue fever, Dengue virus
  • Diphtheria Diphtheria, Communicable diseases, Respiratory tract diseases
  • Flu (Influenza) Influenza, Communicable diseases, Virus diseases, Respiratory tract infections, Flu
  • Giardia Giardia lamblia, Giardiasis, Protozoan infections
  • Hepatitis A Hepatitis A, Hepatitis A virus, Food contamination, Drinking water, Water quality, Liver
  • Hepatitis B Hepatitis B, Hepatitis B virus, Bloodborne diseases, Liver, Sexually transmitted infections
  • Hepatitis E Hepatitis
  • Intestinal Worms Hookworm infections, Nematodes, Trichuris, Strongyloides, Cestodes
  • Japanese Encephalitis Japanese encephalitis virus, Japanese encephalitis, Mosquitoes, Insect bites and stings
  • Legionnaires’ Disease Legionnaires disease, Legionella, Pneumonia
  • Leishmaniasis Leishmaniasis, Parasitic diseases, Insect bites and stings
  • Leprosy Lepromatous leprosy, Leprosy, Communicable diseases, Mycobacterium leprae
  • Leptospirosis Leptospirosis, Spirochaetes, Leptospira interrogans, Rodents, Floods, Contamination, Water
  • Lyme Disease Lyme disease, Ticks, Deer, Insect bites and stings, Insecticides
  • Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) Measles, MMR vaccine, Rashes, Fever, Virus diseases
  • Meningococcal Meningitis Cerebrospinal fever, Meningitis, Bacterial infections, Respiratory tract diseases
  • Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Middle East, Coronavirus, Respiratory tract infections
  • Mpox (Monkeypox) Virus diseases, Zoonoses, Viruses, Orthopoxvirus
  • Norovirus Infection Norovirus, Diarrhoea, Vomiting
  • Poliomyelitis Poliomyelitis, Central nervous system diseases, Gastrointestinal diseases, Communicable diseases
  • Rabies Rabies, Rabies virus, Encephalomyelitis, Virus diseases, Bites and stings, Pre-exposure prophylaxis, Immunisation, Post-exposure prophylaxis
  • Respiratory Hygiene and Infections Respiratory tract diseases, Influenza, Meningococcal infections, Legionnaires disease, Flu
  • Rift Valley Fever Rift Valley fever, Mosquitoes, Virus diseases, Livestock, Slaughtering
  • Schistosomiasis Schistosomiasis, Parasitic diseases, Contamination, Drinking water
  • Tetanus Tetanus, Spores, Central nervous system diseases, Soil pollution, Wounds and injuries
  • Tick-borne Encephalitis Tick-borne encephalitis, Ticks, Insect bites and stings
  • Travellers' Diarrhoea Diarrhoea, Food contamination, Drinking water, Water quality
  • Tuberculosis BCG vaccines, Tuberculosis, Bacterial infections, Mycobacterium tuberculosis
  • Typhoid Typhoid fever, Salmonella Typhi, Food contamination, Drinking water, Water quality, Salmonella Paratyphi
  • Viral Haemorrhagic Fever Viral haemorrhagic fevers, Ebola haemorrhagic fever, Marburg haemorrhagic fever, Lassa fever, Ebola virus, Lassa virus, Marburg virus
  • West Nile Fever West Nile fever, West Nile fever virus, Flavivirus, Mosquitoes, Insect bites and stings
  • Whooping Cough (Pertussis) Pertussis, Bacterial infections, Respiratory tract diseases, Sneezing, Cough, Whooping cough
  • Yellow Fever Yellow fever, Immunisation
  • Yellow Fever Vaccine Yellow fever, Yellow fever vaccine, Yellow fever virus, Mosquitoes
  • Zika Virus Infection Arbovirus diseases, Mosquitoes, Insect carriers, Flavivirus, Insect bites and stings, Virus diseases


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