Other mos­quito-borne dis­eases

Australian Health Today - - Aht Travel -

The dis­eases listed above rep­re­sent the mos­quito-borne dis­eases that West Aus­tralians most fre­quently ac­quire when trav­el­ing overseas, or that pose the great­est health risks. How­ever, you should be aware that there are many other mos­quito-borne dis­eases that oc­cur world­wide. it is rec­om­mended that you al­ways see your doc­tor be­fore trav­el­ling overseas to seek ad­vice on the risks as­so­ci­ated with your travel plans, and the need for spe­cific mea­sures such as vac­cines and an­ti­malar­ial medicines, where th­ese are ap­pro­pri­ate.

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