Contagious Diseases Series: Malaria
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Malaria is a serious disease and, in some cases, can prove fatal. The World Health Organisation estimates that in 2017, there were 219 million cases of malaria worldwide.  In that … Read More

Contagious Diseases Series: Norovirus
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Norovirus is a highly contagious illness. Norovirus is often called the “cruise ship illness” because when an outbreak occurs onboard, this often hits the news. The risk of contracting Norovirus … Read More

Contagious Diseases Series: Dengue Fever
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Dengue Fever is a viral illness which is common in tropical areas. Symptoms of Dengue Fever can range in severity with a mild case feeling like a dose of the … Read More

Traveller’s Diarrhoea: Lets get to the bottom of it
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It’s no secret that travelling can upset even the most regular bowel. Travelling can be stressful, you’re eating new foods and you could even be in a different timezone – … Read More

Contagious Diseases Series: Typhoid & Paratyphoid
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Typhoid and paratyphoid are bacterial infections which can spread throughout the body and affect various organs.  Left untreated, they can result in serious complications and even prove fatal. Typhoid fever … Read More

Contagious Diseases Series: Hepatitis
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Hepatitis is an illness that causes inflammation and damage to the liver.  It affects liver function and is usually caused by an infection. Whilst there are several types, there are … Read More