Yellow Fever Virus

Yellow Fever is a virus, which is spread via the bite of an infected mosquito. It is found in tropical areas of Africa and South America. While the disease is not found in Asia – the potential is there for spread due to the presence of the Ades mosquito, which is responsible for its spread.

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Tetanus

Tetanus is caused by a bacterium most often found in the soil, but spores can also be found in the faeces of domestic animals. Tetanus is usually contracted through minor wounds and burns, most frequently during the summer months or in warm climates.

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Smallpox

Following increasing ‘scenarios’ related to smallpox, as well as the showing of a feature story about an outbreak of the disease in a Chicago Hospital on the TV Hit series ER, many people have become concerned about Smallpox.

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