Zika virus

Caes of Zika virus have now been reported in many countries in the Caribbean , South and Central America and the Pacific islands. Travellers to countries in these areas should protect themselves by using mosquito nets and applying insect repellant with D.E.E.T ( at...

Chikungunya Fever

There has been an increased number of cases of Chikungunya fever in Brazil and Italy. Chikungunya fever is spread to people by mosquitoes. The most common symptoms of Chikungunya virus infection are fever and joint pain. Other symptoms may include headache, muscle...

Vaccine Shortages

Please note that there are currently severe shortages of injectable Typhoid vaccine and Yellow fever vaccine in the province in Ontario. To ensure your best chances of receiving either of these vaccines if you need them , it is best to visit a travel clinic as early...