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How Do You Prevent & Treat Malaria?


The bite of a female mosquito can cause a deadly parasite infection called malaria. The parasites, which are tiny, are found in an infected person’s blood. There are different varieties of the malaria parasite even though the infection they cause is the same. Malaria with a “Falciparum” strain causes the most serious infection. Continue reading

How to Treat Altitude Sickness

treatment for high altitude sickness in Manchester

When travelling to a high altitude too quickly, altitude sickness can occur. Because you can’t take in as much oxygen, breathing becomes difficult. If left untreated, altitude sickness, also known as acute mountain sickness (AMS), can become a medical emergency. This condition can happen to anyone, no matter their age, gender, or level of fitness.

What Vaccines Do You Need Before Going for Hajj and Umrah?

Mass gatherings such as Hajj and Umrah pose significant health risks due to a large number of participants. The Saudi Arabian Ministry of Health (MoH) has issued entry visa requirements and advice for pilgrims and seasonal workers attending the Hajj and Umrah festivals in early summer. The recommendations and suggestions may vary from year to

Why it’s Important to Have the Typhoid Vaccine Before Travelling


  Typhoid fever is a serious infection spread primarily from consuming food or drinking water contaminated with faeces or urine from someone infected with typhoid. Keep reading to find out why you need a typhoid travel vaccine in Manchester before you jet off. Typhoid travel vaccine in Manchester Typhoid fever vaccination is recommended if you

Where Can I Get Fast Result Antigen Testing For Travel?

Antigen Tests, also referred to as Lateral Flow Tests or rapid Antigens, are used to find proteins (antigens) released by the virus. They typically resemble a pregnancy test and require a nasal and/or throat swab. They can be used as proof of a negative result for travel. Continue reading to learn more about the Rapid

Where to Get Express Covid-19 Testing For a Fit to Fly Certificate

A PCR test for a fit to fly certificate in Manchester

Are you planning to jet off to an exotic country this season? For a number of destinations, you’ll probably need a negative Covid-19 test to gain entry if you haven’t been vaccinated yet, or even if you’ve been vaccinated (for some countries). Continue reading to find out more about Covid-19 tests and the Fit to

Malaria Tablets – Why You Need Antimalarials & Are They Effective?

Malaria Tablets Manchester

Malaria is a disease that’s spread by infected mosquitos which are typically prevalent in tropical or subtropical regions. Since the 1950s, this transmission via mosquitoes has been eliminated in the United States as well as other developed countries. This is largely thanks to commercial insecticides, the actions of pest control companies similar to, and

How to Get Fit to Fly with a Rapid Antigen Test for Travel

Are you avoiding travel due to the stress of Covid testing costs and regulations? There’s no need to worry – we are here to help. We offer an affordable £29 Fit to Fly Rapid Antigen test for travel in Manchester to get you where you need to go. Keep reading to find out everything you

How to Get Affordable Day 2 Lateral Flow Testing

Components of a day 2 lateral flow test kit

We know that with the ever-changing nature of Covid travel regulations, it can be hard to keep track of your travel preparations. For example, the Government has now excluded lateral flow testing as part of their guidance for returning to the UK. Fully vaccinated travellers do not need to take a test, however, unvaccinated travellers

How to Prepare for Travel: Our Ultimate Travel Clinic Guide

Our ultimate guide to visiting a Travel Clinic in Manchester Whatever your reasons for jetting off abroad, you may be stressing at the thought of preparing travel vaccines. However, there is no need to worry – our travel clinic in Manchester is here to help. We have created this ultimate guide to help you choose