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4 tips to make sure your travels are trouble free

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, January 24, 2017

We are probably all guilty of preparing like crazy for an overseas trip, yet sometimes forgetting essentials. We’re not talking essentials like underwear and sun cream (though those obviously shouldn’t… Read more…

Zika cases increase in Thailand

By Angloinfo World Editor - Friday, September 2, 2016

The number of Zika infections rises dramatically in Thailand, but authorities say the situation is under control.     The rise in incidents marks a big change from previous years… Read more…

Spain confirms first Zika virus pregnancy case in Europe

By Angloinfo World Editor - Friday, February 5, 2016

The Woman is believed to have contracted the virus on a recent trip to Colombia. It’s the first recognised case in Europe.   The case comes amidst a growing backdrop… Read more…

France: Who can have a free flu vaccination?

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, October 26, 2015

Each year, the World Health Organization (WHO) meets to decide which flu vaccine will be distributed to the northern and to the southern hemisphere. Find out if you are entitled… Read more…

What has World Immunization Week got to do with me?

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, April 23, 2015

On Friday, 24 April, the World Health Organization launches it’s annual World Immunization Week (WIW) – a week to raise the profile in every country of the world of the… Read more…

Parents asked to step up fight against measles

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, April 20, 2015

In a press release today to coincide with the launch of European Immunization Week (EIW) running from 20 to 25 April, the WHO Regional Office for Europe called on policy-makers,… Read more…

Be prepared: Flu season is creeping up

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, October 16, 2014

Find out if you are high risk and the best recommendations to protect yourself from what can be a lethal virus. Influenza is a disease that affects Europe annually, at… Read more…

Rabies – don’t bring it back from holiday

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, July 29, 2014

It’s not just bites from rabid dogs that can give you rabies…find out what else you need to avoid. If you’re an animal lover it is tempting when on holiday… Read more…

France: Flu Epidemic Warnings – Vaccination Deadline is Extended

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, February 5, 2014

A wave of flu is expected to hit France over the next three weeks, says the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health. As a result of that the government is… Read more…

South Wales (UK) Advises Visitors of Measles Outbreak

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, May 3, 2013

There have been 800 cases of measles in the Swansea area of South Wales, in the United Kingdom, over the past couple of months. As a result the UK’s National… Read more…

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