Coronavirus COVID-19

What is Coronavirus, COVID-19? Coronavirus, COVID-19 was first recognised in China in December 2019.  It is a virus which is part of a family of viruses which can cause mild illness such as the common cold to more severe illness such as SARS  Travellers going to an area where Coronavirus, COVID-19 has been reported should […]

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Tularaemia Disease (Tularemia)

What is Tularaemia Disease? Tularaemia (Tularemia) is an infectious disease.  Humans can become infected following a bite from an infected tick or animal contact.  The bacteria enters the body through an area of broken skin however, it can also be breathed  in through the nose or mouth. The symptoms include a high fever, generalised aching and swollen glands. […]

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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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