Travel Health

What is Lyme Disease? Dr. Norman Swan

Lyme disease is a tick-borne disease spread from animals to humans. There is no Lyme disease in Australia. There are

What are Bed Bugs? Dr. Norman Swan

Bed bugs are very difficult to get rid of so hygiene and self care is important. Bed bugs are tiny

Cholera: Signs, symptoms and treatment

What is cholera? Cholera is a highly contagious bacterial infection of the bowel caused by eating food or drinking water

When Will The Vaccines Roll Out? Dr Norman Swan

The government has said that the vaccine will start to roll out in March of 2021. This sounds like, well

Mosquito-borne disease prevention

Most people have been bitten by a mosquito at some time in their lives. Usually this causes no more than

Mosquito-borne diseases and prevention

Most people have been bitten by a mosquito at some time in their lives. Usually this causes no more than

Bitten by the travel bug

Dengue fever is a mosquito-borne disease that can cause flu-like symptoms and more serious illness. The Department of Health reports

Travel medical kit checklist

Use this checklist as a guide to things you may need in your medical kit when travelling – you may

Travelling and medical documentation

Some travellers have special needs or concerns that require specific attention, particularly if air travel is involved. Older travellers, women

Rabies: information for travellers

Rabies causes Rabies is a viral disease that infects the central nervous system — the brain and the spinal cord

Subscribe to the myDr Newsletter

Get notified about trending articles