How to build your own travel health kit

Taking travel health seriously is of utmost importance, whether are travelling to the far reaches of a South American rainforest or taking the family on a holiday to a traditional Spanish destination. Travelling abroad does have its dangers and amongst all the fun and excitement it’s all too easy to […]

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Ebola Outbreak Concern Increases

News has emerged in recent weeks of the worst Ebola virus epidemic in history. Long thought dormant, the World Health Organisation (WHO) reported over 600 fatalities this year, with 63 fatalities occurring in just one week. The West African states of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone have been most seriously […]

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Rabies: the disease with real bite

Around 55,000 people die each year from rabies worldwide, with almost all occurring in Asia and Africa. In Britain the disease has been all but eliminated, with the last case of classical rabies occurring in 1902. Rabies in the UK disappeared through a mixture of routine immunisation of animals vulnerable […]

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