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Tips to Travel Safely During COVID

COVID-19 significantly changed many aspects of our lives, including travel. With lockdown restrictions now lifted and travel for leisure resumed, there are still many people wondering how safe it is to go on a trip. Taking a trip during COVID requires a fair amount of research about the travel regulations for your destination and where you live. Here are some tips on how to stay safe whether you plan to travel by road, air or water.

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Disclaimer:
All of the materials presented on this website are intended for information purposes only. It is in no way intended to replace professional medical travel consultation by a qualified medical practitioner.

October – Best Time to Get Your Flu Shot!

Yes, it is this time of the year again!

Change in weather from summer to fall combined with a drop in temperature is an unfortunate recipe for one to fall sick. A common ailment that affects most people around this time is influenza or as we simply call it – flu.

The good news is that one can save themselves and their families from falling prey to flu by a timely flu vaccine schedule. Continue reading “October – Best Time to Get Your Flu Shot!”

Disclaimer:
All of the materials presented on this website are intended for information
purposes only. It is in no way intended to replace professional medical travel
consultation by a qualified medical practitioner.

Hepatitis A Prevention for Travellers

Summer is fast approaching, which means it’s vacation time for many. Going on vacation can be a remarkable experience, and it is crucial to consider all the things that factor into traveller safety. One of which is Hepatitis A prevention. Hepatitis A infections are becoming more common, which is why it is essential to take the right steps for prevention. Continue reading “Hepatitis A Prevention for Travellers”

Disclaimer:
All of the materials presented on this website are intended for information
purposes only. It is in no way intended to replace professional medical travel
consultation by a qualified medical practitioner.

Dengue Fever in India

According to the Ministry of Health in India, more than 32, 500 both confirmed and suspected cases of Dengue Fever have been reported in India.

Majority of cases have been reported in: Southern State of Kerala – more than 18,700 cases; Tamil Nadu – more than 11, 500 cases, and Puducherry Union Territory – more than 2, 300 cases.

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Disclaimer:
All of the materials presented on this website are intended for information
purposes only. It is in no way intended to replace professional medical travel
consultation by a qualified medical practitioner.

Planning a Hajj or Umrah Trip?

Hajj is the largest annual gathering in the world. Almost three million Muslims attend this spiritual pilgrimage in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Umrah, a similar pilgrimage, can also be very crowded with pilgrims arriving in Mecca from all corners of the world throughout the year.

 Umrah vaccination leaflet  Umrah trip vaccination brochure
Information had been adapted with permission from the Public Health Agency of Canada.

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Disclaimer:
All of the materials presented on this website are intended for information
purposes only. It is in no way intended to replace professional medical travel
consultation by a qualified medical practitioner.

Vaccinations for Mexico: Stay Safe!

Traveling to a warm destination is exciting, and Mexico is one of the most popular vacation destinations for Torontonians. Unfortunately, travel-related illnesses can be a disappointing end to a long-awaited trip. In preparation for your vacation time, we have you covered. At ABC Travel Clinic your health is our first priority. Continue reading “Vaccinations for Mexico: Stay Safe!”

Disclaimer:
All of the materials presented on this website are intended for information
purposes only. It is in no way intended to replace professional medical travel
consultation by a qualified medical practitioner.

Traveling While Pregnant

Thinking about getting away? Traveling while pregnant has a common misconception of being risky. ABC Travel Clinic delivers fast and effective vaccinations given by our qualified healthcare practitioners to make your trip as enjoyable as possible, while keeping you safe and healthy. Continue reading “Traveling While Pregnant”

Disclaimer:
All of the materials presented on this website are intended for information
purposes only. It is in no way intended to replace professional medical travel
consultation by a qualified medical practitioner.

The Essential Pre-Travel Checklist

While you’re frantically packing for your upcoming trip, you may want to stop and take a deep breath. There are many essential factors you need to take into consideration, even well before you plan your trip. It’s critical that you do your research, and gain knowledge of the medical risks you may encounter abroad when travelling for any reason. For your convenience, we’ve compiled this list to help you plan, and stay safe during your travels. Here’s ABC Travel Clinic’s essential travel checklist: Continue reading “The Essential Pre-Travel Checklist”

Disclaimer:
All of the materials presented on this website are intended for information
purposes only. It is in no way intended to replace professional medical travel
consultation by a qualified medical practitioner.

Travelling and Vaccinations – Everything you Need to Know

While you may think you’re prepared for your trip, you may not be taking everything you need to know into consideration. Without the proper precautions, you are exposing yourself to the risk of communicable diseases. Many travelers embark on trips, only to encounter unexpected illnesses, diseases and problems. One of the most commonly encountered issues is as simple as Traveller’s Diarrhea, which is easily avoided with proper hygiene, food preparation, and suitable antibiotics. The risks of travelling go up when travelling with pregnant or breastfeeding women, small children or immunosuppressed or immunocompromised individuals. For these reasons, it’s incredibly important to have all the knowledge possible before you travel for any reason. For your benefit, we’ve accumulated a number of tips about travelling. While these tips are not a replacement for an in-person travel consultation with a qualified travel medicine specialist, we hope that these tips will help you stay aware and prepared during your upcoming travels. Continue reading “Travelling and Vaccinations – Everything you Need to Know”

Disclaimer:
All of the materials presented on this website are intended for information
purposes only. It is in no way intended to replace professional medical travel
consultation by a qualified medical practitioner.

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