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Hepatitis A Vaccine

Article culled from:   What Is Hepatitis A? Hepatitis A is a virus affecting the liver. It usually spreads through contaminated food or water. Unlike other forms of hepatitis, A cannot become a chronic infection. Symptoms often appear two to six weeks after exposure. This means a traveller can visit a country and return not knowing they’re infected. Some common hepatitis A symptoms include: Fatigue Low Appetite Stomach Pain and Nausea Jaundice These will persist for a few weeks, severe cases can last months. Death is rare. How Does Hepatitis

Travellers’ Diarrhea Medicine and Remedies

What is Travellers’ Diarrhea? Travellers’ diarrhea is the most common illness affecting international travellers. The symptom is so well known that it has earned many nicknames, including “Montezuma’s Revenge”, “Pharaoh’s Revenge,” and “Delhi Belly”. Recent studies show up to 70 percent of travellers will come down with diarrhea symptoms during their trip. Often, travellers’ diarrhea itself is not an illness. It is usually a symptom of infection like food poisoning or e. coli. The best way to avoid travellers’ diarrhea is