Monday, 18 September 2017 08:29

Chicken Pox FAQ

Chickenpox is an infectious disease characterized by fever and a blister-like rash caused by varicella-zoster virus (VZV)

Friday, 06 October 2017 08:10

Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) FAQ

CCHF is a zoonotic disease caused by the CCHF virus, a Nairovirus which is member of the Bunyaviridae family of viruses.

Friday, 06 October 2017 05:51

Dengue Fever FAQ

 

 

Dengue fever is a mosquito-borne viral infection transmitted by the Aedes mosquitoes, which normally bites during the day time.

Dengue fever is a mosquito-borne viral infection transmitted by the Aedes mosquitoes, which normally bites during the day time. 

Friday, 06 October 2017 06:17

Diptheria FAQ

Diphtheria is a contagious and potentially life-threatening bacterial infection.

Friday, 06 October 2017 06:33

Ebola Virus Disease FAQ

Ebola virus disease (EVD) (previously known as Ebola haemorrhagic fever), is a severe, often fatal disease in humans and non-human primates.

Friday, 06 October 2017 08:03

Hepatitis A FAQ

Hepatitis A, also known as infectious hepatitis, is a viral disease of the liver. 

Friday, 06 October 2017 07:05

Hepatitis B FAQ

HBV is a contagious viral disease that affects the liver. 

Friday, 06 October 2017 07:25

Lassa Fever FAQ

Lassa fever is a viral hemorrhagic illness that was first discovered in 1969 when two missionary nurses died from the illness in the Nigerian town of Lassa. 

Friday, 06 October 2017 07:32

Legionnaires’ disease FAQ

Legionnaires’ disease is recognised worldwide as an important cause of both community- and hospital- acquired pneumonia. 

Friday, 06 October 2017 05:38

Malaria FAQ

Malaria is a disease presenting with fever caused by blood parasites of the genus Plasmodium, which are transmitted via the bites of infected mosquitoes.

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If you have a medical condition, you are advised to discuss the suitability of the trip before you book.

 

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