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What Is Shigella? Symptoms And Treatment For Travellers.

Shigella has hit the headlines recently with travellers in an Egyptian resort where two British holidaymakers died suddenly contracting the disease, but what is Shigella? What are the symptoms, and how can backpackers protect and treat themselves when travelling?  

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Top 10 Health Mistakes Every Traveller Makes.

Travel health is an important issue for any backpacker heading off on their gap year adventures, but it is also one that so many people neglect. Here are the top 10 health mistakes every traveller makes, and how you can avoid making the same mistakes yourself. 

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Why Travel Vaccinations Are Important.

Travel vaccinations are an essential part of the gap year and travel planning process, yet every single day thousands of travellers ignore the advice of qualified professionals and don’t get them. But why? Are they really that important?

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What Is Zika Virus And Why Should Travellers Be Aware Of It?

All the information travellers need on Zika for their gap year, including advice on how to prevent, diagnose and treat the disease with advice from a qualified nurse.

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Ask A Nurse. 10 Of Your Most Common Travel Health Questions Answered.

All of your most common travel health questions answered by a qualified travel nurse.

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7 Easy Steps To Deal With Medical Emergencies On Your Gap Year.

Medical emergencies can happen to anyone, anywhere, at any time, even on your gap year and it is essential you are prepared. Would you know how to deal with an emergency abroad?

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Announcing The New Travel Clinic Service.

The Travel Clinic is here to provide all travellers and backpackers with impartial, professional travel health advice before they set off on their gap year or round the world adventure.

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