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Zika virus infection: Global Update (May 2016)

Read More : http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/tmp-pmv/notices-avis/notices-avis-eng.php?id=152

Shortage of the yellow vaccine in Canada (May 2016)

Read More : http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/tmp-pmv/yf-fj/index-eng.php

Zika virus infection in the Americas (February 2016)

Read More : http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/tmp-pmv/notices-avis/notices-avis-eng.php?id=143

Chikungunya: Global Update (January 2015)

Read More : http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/tmp-pmv/notices-avis/notices-avis-eng.php?id=120

Ebola virus (August 2014)

Ebola virus disease in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone (August 2014).
Read More : http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/tmp-pmv/notices-avis/notices-avis-eng.php?id=125

The Hajj 1435/2014 and Umrah (June 2014)

The Hajj 1435/2014 and Umrah (June 2014).
Read More : http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/tmp-pmv/notices-avis/notices-avis-eng.php?id=127

Chikungunya in the Caribbean and South America (June 2014)

Chikungunya in the Caribbean and South America (June 2014).
Read More : http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/tmp-pmv/notices-avis/notices-avis-eng.php?id=120

Zika virus infection in Chile (June 2014)

Zika virus infection in Chile, New Caledonia and the Cook Islands
Read more: http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/tmp-pmv/notices-avis/notices-avis-fra.php?id=122 (June 2014)

Middle East Respiratory (June 2014)

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV)
Read more: http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/tmp-pmv/notices-avis/notices-avis-fra.php?id=108

Ebola Outbreak (May 2014)

Ebola Outbreak in West Africa
Read more: http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/tmp-pmv/notices-avis/notices-avis-fra.php?id=125

2014 FIFA World Cup (April 2014)

2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil
Read more: http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/tmp-pmv/notices-avis/notices-avis-fra.php?id=123

Outbreak of Ebola (April 2014)

Outbreak of Ebola in Guinea .
Read more:
http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/outbreaks/guinea/index.html

Vaccine against influenza (October 2013)

The seasonal flu vaccine is now available. Contact us at (514) 252-3890 to make an appointment. Take advantage of this visit to get information on vaccination against shingles.

Hajj 2013 – Update ( August 2013)

The annual Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, is among the largest mass gatherings in the world. This year, it will take place from approximately October 13 to 18. Hajj draws about 3 million Muslims from around the world, and more than 11,000 Americans make the pilgrimage each year.
Read more: http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/notices/watch/hajj-umrah-2013

West Nil virus (July 2013)

Summer's here, and so is West Nile virus.

Why protect yourself from mosquito bites?

Summer's here, and it is more important than ever to protect yourself from pesky mosquito bites. Not only are bites uncomfortable, but the mosquito that bites you may also give you West Nile virus.

Read more: http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/wn-no/materials/factsheet-eng.php

Polio in Kenya and Somalia (June 2013)

There have been four cases reported from Somalia in May 2013. These are the first wild poliovirus cases reported in Somalia since 2007. Also, two cases have been reported from Kenya.
CDC recommends that all travelers to Somalia and Kenya, and surrounding countries of Djibouti, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Uganda and Tanzania be fully vaccinated against polio.

Avian influenza H7N9 in China (May 2013)

The World Health Organization (WHO) has confirmed human cases of avian influenza virus identified as H7N9 in China. Cases were identified in the following regions: Beijing, Shanghai, Anhui, Fujian, Henan, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Shandong and Zhejiang.

A Novel Coronavirus Called "MERS-CoV" in the Arabian Peninsula (May 2013)

Cases of respiratory illness caused by Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) have been identified in multiple countries.
Read more: http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/notices/watch/coronavirus-arabian-peninsula/

Flu vaccine (October 2012)

The seasonal flu vaccine for 2012-2013 is now available. Contact us at 514-252-3890 to make an appointment.

Cholera in Cuba (August 2012)

The Cuban Ministry of Health has confirmed the first cholera outbreak to occur on the island for more than a century, more precisely in the province of Granma (Cities of Manzanillo, Bayamo, Yara and Niquero Campechuela).

The risk of cholera is low for most travelers. However, those traveling to an area where an outbreak of cholera has been recorded should take preventative measures in order to protect themselves from the disease.

Source: cdc.gov

Rabies in Bali, Indonesia (Summer 2012)

In November 2008, an outbreak of canine rabies began in Bali, Indonesia. Over 100 people died of rabies in Bali since the beginning of this epidemic. Cases of human and animal rabies have been confirmed near popular tourist destinations across the island during the outbreak.

Contact us for more information on prevention through vaccination.

Death Mount Everest (May 2012)

Four climbers have died on the way down from Mount Everest, said the Nepalese authorities on Monday, May 21st. A Canadian of Nepalese origin is a member of this group.

Read the article on La Presse.ca

Most travelers do not have as their final destination the peak of Everest (8848 meters). However, many regions are likely to expose the traveler to altitude sickness, including the Andes and the Alps, whose peaks reach over 4000 meters, Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa at 5892 meters and closer to home, the Canadian and American Rockies at more than 2000 meters.

Consult us on precautions to be taken concerning the high altitude and the mountain sickness.

Malaria (April 2012)

April 25th, 2012 marks this year's World Malaria Day. We remind travellers that there is a risk of malaria transmission in many tropical countries around the world. There is no vaccine available against malaria. Consult one of our doctors or nurses before your departure for more information on prevention measures (including prescription medication to obtain).

Yellow fever in Zambia (January 2012)

As of december 30th 2011, Zambia now requires a proof of yellow fever vaccination for all travellers of 9 months or more if travelling from a country or transiting for 12 hours or more in the airport of a country with risk of yellow fever transmission. For more information, contact us!

Yellow fever in South Africa (January 2012)

South Africa now requires a proof of yellow fever vaccination for all travellers of 1 year or more if travelling from or transiting through a country with risk of yellow fever transmission.

Rabies in Bali, Indonesia (November 2011)

A canine rabies epidemic has broken out in Bali, Indonesia. Cases of human and animal rabies have been confirmed near popular tourist destinations across the island. Consult us for more information on rabies prevention through vaccination.

Cholera in the Dominican Republic (November 2011)

A cholera epidemic has been affecting the Dominican Republic for the past year. The risk of a visitor contracting cholera is very low if standard precautions are taken. Be sure to consume only safe food and drinking water.

Malaria in Greece (October 2011)

New recommendations for Greece. Travellers to Greece (Laconia district) should take medication to prevent malaria. For more information, contact us.
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC October 2011)

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Polio in China (October 2011)

Cases of polio have been reported in China, for the first time in over 10 years. We recommend that travellers going to any part of China make sure that their polio vaccination is up to date.

Yellow fever in South Africa (October 2011)

South Africa now requires all visitors ages 1 and over who have traveled to or transited through a country with a risk of yellow fever transmission to show a yellow fever vaccination certificate if they wish to enter the country.

2011-2012 flu vaccine (October 2011)

The seasonal flu vaccine is available in October. Make an appointment today get your vaccine.

Shingles vaccine (October 2011)

The shingles vaccine (Zostavax) is now available. Make an appointment today get your vaccine.