Now more than ever, the general public have become more aware of communicable & infectious diseases. The spread of Covid-19, Monkeypox & concerns about new Flu Variants have ensured that more and more patients are ensuring they have their Covid & Seasonal vaccines. But we also must be mindful of immunisation of other diseases.
Travel to foreign shores also warrants adequate and mindful preparation. The risk of Malaria & Dengue is ever present & rising in hotter destinations as well as the well trodden risks of Typhoid, Hepatitis A, Diphtheria, Tetanus.
Many forget that, especially in Developing and Tropical countries of the increased risk of Rabies and the importance of sexual health & prevalence of HIV, Hepatitis B, Syphilis as well as the spread of antibiotic resistant Gonorrhoea when travelling.