Vaccinations 

Chickenpox  (Varicella)

Chickenpox (Varicella)

What is Chickenpox (Varicella) What is Chickenpox (Varicella) and How does it spread? Chickenpox is a highly contagious infection caused by the varicella-zoster virus. "A blister-like rash comes across the body and It is common for those infected to have between 250...

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Cholera

Cholera

Cholera What is Cholera and How does it spread?Cholera is an acute, diarrheal illness caused by infection of the intestine with the toxigenic bacterium Vibrio cholerae serogroup O1 or O139. The cholera bacterium is usually found in water or food sources that have been...

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Hepatitis A Vaccine

Hepatitis A Vaccine

Hepatitis A Vaccine What Is Hepatitis A? Hepatitis A is a viral liver disease that can cause mild to severe illness. The hepatitis A virus (HAV) is transmitted through ingestion of contaminated food and water or through direct contact with an infectious person. Almost...

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Hepatitis B Vaccine

Hepatitis B Vaccine

Hepatitis B VaccineWhat Is Hepatitis B?Hepatitis B is a contagious virus that is transmitted through blood, blood products, and other body fluids (such as semen).Travelers can become infected through,Unprotected sex with an infected person,Injection drug...

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Influenza (Flu)

Influenza (Flu)

Influenza (Flu)What is Influenza (Flu) and How does it spread?Influenza, or the flu, is a viral infection that spreads from person-to-person. Influenza spreads when an infected person coughs, sneezes or even talks. Droplets can land up to six feet away and be inhaled...

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Japanese Encephalitis

Japanese Encephalitis

Japanese Encephalitis What is Japanese Encephalitis and How does it spread?Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV) is a flavivirus related to dengue, yellow fever, and West Nile viruses, and is spread by mosquitoes. There is no cure for the disease. Treatment is focused on...

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Malaria

Malaria

MalariaWhat is Malaria and How does it spread?Malaria is a feverish illness and it is a mosquito-borne disease spread through a mosquito bite from a female Anopheles mosquito that is infected with a Plasmodium parasite. Left untreated can be fatal. What is Malaria...

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Measles, Mumps and Rubella  (MMR)

Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR)

What is Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) and How does it spread? This is called German measles or Rubella, which is a disease spread through air by breathing, coughing and sneezing. Should avoid from sharing items, like cups or drink cans, "This is called German...

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Polio

Polio

PolioWhat is Polio and How does it spread?Polio is a potentially deadly, life-altering disease caused by a virus that affects the nervous system and attacks the brain and spinal cord. Often makes the patient paralyzed and it is mainly spread by person-to-person...

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Rabies

Rabies

RabiesWhat is Rabies and How does it spread?Rabies is a contagious and fatal viral disease of dogs and other mammals, transmissible through the saliva to humans and causing madness and convulsions. Travelers can become infected through the virus that is spread in the...

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