Category Archives: Malaria

Do I really need to get Yellow Fever?

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Safari in Africa

When preparing to go on a safari in Africa, the travel consultant must consider a number of factors such as: what vaccines have you had, your personal health issues and medications, what are the medical issues in the country at … Continue reading

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Visiting Friends and Relatives

If you are returning to your birthplace, you may think you don’t need to be concerned about your health.  But that’s not true. People visiting friends and relatives in endemic areas are eight times more likely to get malaria than … Continue reading

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Why is DEET in Canada only 30%

� When Health Canada decided that 30% DEET was what they would allow in Canada there was a big uproar amongst travel clinics. However, all of the studies show that any thing over 30% does not increase the protection.  The … Continue reading

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Malaria in Calgary

Are There Cases of Malaria in Calgary? Yes, our Post Travel clinic sees a couple of cases every year and I am sure that is the tip of the iceberg as most cases would be seen in the ER. Usually … Continue reading

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Malaria in the Dominican Republic

Is There any Malaria in the DR? The short answer is yes.  Several years ago a number of malaria cases occured in Canada in Canadians returning from the DR.  Health Canada recommended that all travellers to the DR, including those … Continue reading

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