Did you know that according to the World Health Organization (WHO), there are about 1.4 million cases of hepatitis A every year and there are about 240 million people living with chronic Hepatitis B? Did you know hepatitis A and B can cause inflammation of the liver, while hepatitis B can cause chronic infection that can be lifelong? And did you know that both hepatitis A and B are vaccine-preventable diseases?Read More
Did you know……….
– That there is no vaccine (yet) against malaria, you need to take pills to prevent malaria.
– Yellow fever vaccine is required to enter certain countries in Africa and South America.
– There is a medication you can take to prevent altitude illness. Many travelers go to high altitude locations such as Cuzco, Peru; La Paz, Bolivia; Kilimanjaro, Tanzania and Nepal.Read More
Booking an appointment to see a travel doctor at a travel clinic 4-6 weeks prior to departure is most ideal. This will allow the vaccines to build immunity and ensure that you receive the most up-to-date information about your travel destination.Read More