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Entries from October 2014

Politics, infection and travel

October 26th, 2014 · Comments Off on Politics, infection and travel · Uncategorized

I have been practicing travel medicine, and medicine, and travelling since about 1978. In that time, approximately 36 years, I have seen a lot of water under the bridge. Now I am 64. I am thankful that I have a lot of┬áthe world travel under my belt. I was fortunate to visit Machu Picchu in […]

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What on earth is going on?

October 13th, 2014 · Comments Off on What on earth is going on? · Uncategorized

Infectious diseases related to foreign, usually tropical travel, have always been a concern. Every year I immunize a few thousand people against common, and not so common diseases such as polio, typhoid fever, yellow fever, hepatitis A and B, rabies and Japanese encephalitis. Many reluctantly take malaria pills for prevention, though they worry about side […]

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