Ebola Outbreak

The World Health Organization has just announced that an outbreak has been detected northwest of Democratic Republic of the Congo in the Équateur province. This comes at a particularly difficult time in the Congo as it has just come to the end of a long outbreak in the eastern part of the county. The country […]


What is Seasonal Flu?

There are 4 types of seasonal influenza (flu) viruses, types A, B, C and D. Flu A and B viruses circulate and cause seasonal epidemics of disease. Seasonal flu is characterised by a sudden onset of fever, cough (usually dry), headache, muscle and joint pain, severe malaise (feeling unwell), sore throat and a runny nose. The cough […]


Get the cure for Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C is a liver disease. It is estimated that 71 million people have chronic Hepatitis C virus infection. There is no vaccine available but a course of injections can cure 95% of cases. For further information please see:

Yellow Fever

World Health Organisation International Travel and Health Vaccine Information for Yellow Fever and Malaria country by country