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Midwives are being advised to raise awareness about the outbreak of the Zika virus and its potential effect on expectant mothers.
Managing risks of travel abroad with childrenSubscription
Children and infants are at increased risk of infectious illness while abroad. A detailed assessment is required ahead of travel to minimise risk
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European holiday destinations could become hotspots for dengue fever thanks to climate change, experts have said.
Rabies: risk, prognosis and preventionSubscription
Rabies is a lethal infection that is prevalent in many regions worldwide. It can be prevented by vaccination and by prompt post-exposure treatment
HRH The Princess Royal congratulated nurses and students celebrating the annual presentation of travel scholarships by the Cavell Nurses’ Trust in London last night.
Hajj pilgrims urged to check advice on coronavirus Subscription
People planning to travel to Saudi Arabia for the annual Hajj pilgrimage are being reminded to check the latest health advice regarding on-going cases of respiratory illness caused by the Middle-East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV).
Safety alert issued over typhoid vaccineSubscription
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency has issued a drug alert advising healthcare professionals that 16 batches of the vaccine Typhim Vi have been recalled.
The Health Protection Agency (HPA) has confirmed a case of rabies in London.
Preventing malaria in travellers: an overviewSubscription
Nurses play a key role in advising travellers on malaria risks, prevention and symptoms.