Vaccinations 

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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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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Tetanus, Diphtheria and Pertussis (Tdap)

Tetanus, Diphtheria and Pertussis (Tdap)

Tetanus, Diphtheria and Pertussis (Tdap)What is Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis (Tdap) and How does it spread?Tetanus is an illness. Unlike other infections, this can occur after an injury with a contaminated object. It can easily enter the body through often cuts...

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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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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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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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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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Typhoid

Typhoid

TyphoidWhat is Typhoid Fever and How does it spread?Typhoid fever is caused by Salmonella typhi bacteria. People who are actively ill with typhoid fever and people who are carriers of the bacteria that cause typhoid fever can both spread the bacteria to other...

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