Travel Health Center

Dengue Fever

Dengue fever is contracted from the bite of a striped Aedes aegypti mosquito. Dengue symptoms include headache, fever, exhaustion, severe joint and muscle pain, rash, and swollen glands. Since dengue is caused by a virus, there is no specific medicine to treat it.

Travel Health Pictures Slideshow

Watch this slideshow on travel health and vaccines to prevent disease while abroad. Learn to protect yourself against malaria, hepatitis, tetanus and more by learning which vaccines or health precautions are advised for your destination.

Holiday Travel Slideshow

Loaded with gifts, baggage, kids and possible wintry weather, crowded pre- and post-holiday travel dates compound the stress. Watch this slideshow for tips on how to reduce holiday travel stress.

Typhoid Fever

Learn typhoid fever causes (Salmonella typhi in contaminated water), transmission, history, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, prognosis, and prevention (vaccine).

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Malaria is a disease transmitted by the bite of an infected mosquito. Read about malaria symptoms, treatment, prevention, history, prognosis, and diagnosis.

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Travelers' Diarrhea

Read about causes of travelers' diarrhea such as E. coli, salmonella, Norwald virus, rotavirus, giardia lamblia, and more. Travelers' diarrhea can be prevented with careful planning.

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A - Z List of Travel Health Topics

Alphabetized listing of articles related to Travel Health