Plague is a bacterial infection caused by Yersinia pestis. It is a disease of wild animals, mainly rodents. Plague is usually spread from animal to animal or from animal to human by fleas; occasionally, human-to-human transmission leads rapidly to outbreaks.

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MALARIA ADVISORY FOR THE KRUGER NATIONAL PARK

13 October 2017

Avian influenza, also known as ‘avian flu’ or ‘bird flu’ is an infection- usually of wild birds- but sometimes also of commercial or domestic poultry. 

Chickenpox is an infectious disease characterized by fever and a blister-like rash caused by varicella-zoster virus (VZV)

CCHF is a zoonotic disease caused by the CCHF virus, a Nairovirus which is member of the Bunyaviridae family of viruses.

 

 

Dengue fever is a mosquito-borne viral infection transmitted by the Aedes mosquitoes, which normally bites during the day time.

Dengue fever is a mosquito-borne viral infection transmitted by the Aedes mosquitoes, which normally bites during the day time. 

Diphtheria is a contagious and potentially life-threatening bacterial infection.

Ebola virus disease (EVD) (previously known as Ebola haemorrhagic fever), is a severe, often fatal disease in humans and non-human primates.

Hepatitis A, also known as infectious hepatitis, is a viral disease of the liver. 

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Important Notice

You are advised to visit your general practice surgery or a travel medicine clinic at least 6 weeks before you travel. However, it is never too late to seek advice.

If you have a medical condition, you are advised to discuss the suitability of the trip before you book.

 

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