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Typhoid

Influenza loves cold weather, so it’s no surprise that people are coming down with the flu all over the place. Google Flu Trends is gone, but others are stepping up to create forecasts. What’s it look like? One map has the east coast (especially the northeast) full of flu, with a growing number of cases […]

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If you’re having exotic adventures this summer, be sure to do a couple of things for your health before you leave: -Read up on local diseases -See your doctor for important vaccines (which may require a few months before you leave!) -Locate the nearest hospital at your destination -Keep your immune system strong! Seem like […]

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16 batches of Typhoid vaccine, affecting people who got it as far back as January of last year, have been recalled after tests found they were too weak. People who got the vaccine are at an increased risk of Typhoid, and given the incredibly contagious nature of the bacteria that causes Typhoid, anyone who catches […]

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