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Getting rid of the runs: treating travellers' diarrhoea

Diarrhoea is a disorder of the gastrointestinal system and tends to be a result of eating and drinking food and water that your body is not accustomed to. If you are visiting a destination where the conditions are not as sanitary as they are at home ...

Traveller’s Diarrhoea
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Healthy holiday: travel health & vaccination deadlines

If you are travelling outside of the UK or Europe, you risk coming into contact with diseases which aren’t present in the UK. This means you need to be vaccinated against them to ensure your safety when travelling abroad.

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How do travel sickness tablets work?

You’ve booked a trip, your first one since COVID and all the lockdowns. You’re on the plane about to take off and you start feeling nauseous. It is the excitement that is overcoming you or simple travel sickness setting in. If you are any...

Travel Sickness
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How to avoid malaria on your next trip abroad?

Let us be under no illusions, malaria is one of the biggest killers on earth and ensuring that you do not catch the disease is a serious matter. Around 2000 British people come home every year from their travels abroad having contracted the disease. ...

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How to prevent malaria - top 10 tips

Malaria is one of the biggest human killers on earth and yet it is preventable and treatable.  If you are planning a trip abroad, whether you are off on a backpacking adventure or planning a 5 star round the world trip, it is vitally important t...

Malaria Tablets
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What are the different malaria tablets?

Malaria is a serious tropical disease that is both preventable and treatable yet it is one of the biggest killers of humans on earth. It is caused by a parasite known as the Plasmodium parasite which is carried and spread by the female Anopheles...

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Can you get malaria tablets on prescription?

Malaria is an extremely serious disease that occurs in tropical parts of the world; the majority of cases and deaths from malaria happen in sub-Saharan Africa although you are still at risk if you are travelling to South-East Asia, the Western Pacifi...

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Malaria and global warming

Malaria is a very serious disease that can be deadly if not treated.  The disease is caused by a parasite that is transmitted via the bite of infected female Anopheles mosquitoes. It can be prevented and can be treated using antimalarial me...

Malaria Tablets