Major Canada-wide Shortage Yellow Fever Vaccine

There is currently an ongoing, Canada-wide shortage in the supply of the only available vaccine against Yellow Fever (YF-VAX).  The supplier of the vaccine has informed us that the shortage will be in effect until at least the end of December 2018. The Greater Montreal Travel Clinic, like all Yellow Fever Vaccination Centers designated by the … Read more Major Canada-wide Shortage Yellow Fever Vaccine

Malaria

MALARIA : RISK AND PREVENTION WHILE TRAVELING Malaria is a fatal disease caused by a parasite, which is transmitted to human through the bite of a contaminated mosquito. On average, one person dies of malaria every 15 seconds in the world. Although the disease mostly affects Africa, it may be present in every tropical country … Read more Malaria

Cardiovascular disorders and travel

TRAVELING SAFELY WITH CARDIOVASCULAR PROBLEMS A cardiovascular disease, if it is stable and under control, is not a contraindication to travel and shouldn’t stop the victim to enjoy pleasant holidays. However, some precautions must be taken, before the departure and while traveling. CHOOSING THE RIGHT DESTINATION Victims of cardiovascular troubles must choose a destination adapted … Read more Cardiovascular disorders and travel