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Swine flu affecting Cambridge and Ipswich

The most common reason for a high temperature in Sub-Saharan Africa is malaria, where one child dies every thirty seconds from the disease. Many developing countries are popular destinations for the UK student population but their requests for blood tests to eliminate malaria are stretching resources even further, especially in Africa. 

 

There are tips to follow to minimize the chances of catching either illness. Official advice from The Foreign and Commonwealth is to avoid crowded pubs and clubs in an effort to stop the spread of swine flu and anti-malarials and insect repellents should always be used in malarous areas. 

 

Here at The Travel Clinic we have been advising our travelers to always seek medical aid if they have a high temperature or think they have malaria as it is such a deadly disease, but we also are giving Tamiflu to travelers, which stops the swine flu virus replicating. We also emphasize to travelers the importance of getting a blood test carried out for malaria. 

 

Tamiflu is available for travelers at a cost of £100 a box including a consultation and we have a wide range of insect repellents and anti-malarials available. If you would like to find out more, please contact us. 

www.travelclinic.ltd.uk

 

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Providers of specialist health care when travelling. Vaccines and malaria tablets.

We offer vaccinations to children of all ages, from Chicken Pox vaccines to Hep A/B.

We are available to offer vaccinations and specialst travel advice for the Business Traveller, Back Paker and Holiday maker along with in depth country specific travel profile and risk assesments. All our information is updated daily so that you will receive the latest advice.

We can also arrange blood tests where necessary.

We offer not just travel vaccinations but vaccines for occupational requirements. We can also offer BCG, Shingles and Chicken Pox vaccine, and HPV vaccine.