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Vector-borne disease

Yellow fever: Understanding vaccinations

Yellow fever (YF) is an acute, potentially fatal, viral haemorrhagic disease spread by day-biting mosquitoes. It is endemic in tropical areas of Africa and Latin America.

Keeping well on cruises

Cruise ships are becoming increasingly popular. It is vital for practice nurses to have a good understanding of the health risks faced by these travellers. This article will discuss the most common infectious diseases associated with cruise travel.

Keeping malaria at bay

Avoiding mosquito bites is the frontline defence against malaria. Catherine Brewer describes how travellers can best avoid being bitten

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