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Travel vaccinations

Trusted information on travel vaccinations including what they are, safety, side effects, diseases to get vaccinated for, plus links to trusted resources.

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Travel health advice

Trusted travel health advice and tips including information on insurance, vaccinations, medications, food and drink, climate, and visiting your doctor.

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Immunisation and pregnancy

Recommendations for protecting your baby by getting immunised against diseases before pregnancy or just after giving birth, plus links to trusted resources.

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Zika virus

Trusted health information about the Zika virus, including causes, symptoms, risks for pregnant women and what to do if you are planning to travel overseas.

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Tetanus

Tetanus is a serious infection that causes painful muscle contractions. Because of immunisation, few people now get tetanus in Australia. Learn more about tetanus including what it is, symptoms, and the vaccine.

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Shigella (bowel infection)

Shigella infection is an infection of the gut that usually causes diarrhoea. You can become infected through contaminated food or water. Many infections in Australia are linked to overseas travel. Find out about symptoms, diagnosis and treatment by reading our page on shigella.

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Egg allergy

Egg allergy usually starts in infancy, but most children grow out of it. Learn about the symptoms and diagnosis of egg allergy, as well as ways to avoid exposure to egg.

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Lyssavirus (ABLV)

Trusted information about Australian bat lyssavirus (ABLV) infections, including causes, risks, symptoms and prevention.

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Ebola virus diagnosis and treatments

Trusted information about Ebola virus diagnosis and treatments, as well as what to do if you have been in West Africa.

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Would you know measles if you saw it?

There have been several confirmed cases of measles acquired by people returning from overseas - here's what you need to know about potentially deadly measles.

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Immune system

Your body’s immune system is designed to protect you from, or get rid of, infection. It is made up of a complex network of cells, tissues and organs in your body.

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