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Plague information

Plague is a bacterial infection caused by Yersinia pestis. It is a disease of wild animals, mainly rodents. Plague is usually spread from animal to animal or from animal to human by fleas; occasionally, human-to-human transmission leads rapidly to outbreaks.

Updated: 01 March 2018

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Cholera factsheet

Cholera is a serious illness caused by several different types of bacteria. It is spread by drinking or eating contaminated water and food.

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Important Notice

You are advised to visit your general practice surgery or a travel medicine clinic at least 6 weeks before you travel. However, it is never too late to seek advice.

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


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