Travel Tips

Travel Tips

Dengue Fever: There is no vaccine to prevent it, travelers need to prevent mosquito bites using a repellent with DEET, light-colored loose-fitting clothing and when indoors, screen windows, use air conditioning and insecticides. Mosquitoes infected with the dengue virus are hard to avoid, they live in both rural and urban areas, bite during the daytime …

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Insect Precautions You Need to Take When Travelling

Insects transmit many diseases such as malaria, dengue, yellow fever, and West Nile. Mosquitoes are common carriers, but diseases can be passed through various flies, and ticks. Preventative medication or vaccine is available for yellow fever, Japanese Encephalitis and malaria, but should be used in combination with personal protective measures. Remember: Preventing insect bites is …

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