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Small bites, big threats

9 April 2014

By Dr Eddy Bajrovic, Medical Director, Travelvax Australia.

What we see is what we breathe

2 April 2014

If you revisited almost any major city in the northern hemisphere during the recent northern winter you’ll have noticed some changes.

IN PROFILE: Kenya

5 March 2014

Kenya is bush camps, safaris, vast lakes brimming with birds, snow-capped peaks, and ancient craters.

Snow bound? Protect your eyes

26 February 2014

Excessive exposure to the UV radiation in sunlight can burn the cornea of the eye.

Good advice that's just the shot for older travellers

19 February 2014

By Dr Eddy Bajrovic, Medical Director, Travelvax Australia.

Case of the slippery stowaway…

12 February 2014

The half-packed suitcase sits open on the bed, its owner reluctant to bring their Asian holiday to a close. The last of the packing can wait until after lunch and a final trip to the markets before heading to the airport.

Vaccine shortage may sideline Cup fans

5 February 2014

Off to Brazil for the FIFA World Cup in June? Heading to Africa in coming months?

Avian flu: Your questions answered

29 January 2014

By Dr Eddy Bajrovic, Medical Director, Travelvax Australia.

IN PROFILE: Peru

22 January 2014

Perennially popular Peru: It’s on the travel ‘bucket list’ of Australians of all ages. But, it can be one of the world’s most challenging destinations when it comes to avoiding illness.

10 cool ideas to beat the heat

15 January 2014

Travellers beware: Australia’s baking south-east is hot and about to get even hotter.

Bali deaths may be linked to fish

8 January 2014

By Dr Eddy Bajrovic, Medical Director of Travelvax Australia

Don’t give sun damage a sporting chance

18 December 2013

Whether travelling across the city or across the world for major sporting events, sports fans often aren’t prepared for the dangers of sitting in the sun for hours on end.