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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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Safe travels! 10 tips for a healthy holiday

Travel can be great, but there are some risks involved, especially overseas. Make the most of your holiday and have a safe trip by using these health tips.

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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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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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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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MERS coronavirus

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus is a disease the can cause fever, cough, shortness of breath and pneumonia in most infected people.

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