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Passport Health

With hundreds of travel clinics in North America, Passport Health is your one-stop shop to get travel immunizations, travel medicine, yellow fever vaccinations, typhoid vaccinations, travel health advice and passport and visa expediting services before your international journey.

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Can Typhoid Fever Cause Brain Damage? | Passport Health 01/01/2022

Can Typhoid Fever Cause Brain Damage? | Passport Health

Typhoid can be very scary, make sure you're vaccinated before you travel.

Can Typhoid Fever Cause Brain Damage? | Passport Health Typhoid can have long-term effects, but is brain damage one of them? Click or tap to learn more.

It’s a traditional Japanese Christmas, so what is for dinner? 12/29/2021

It’s a traditional Japanese Christmas, so what is for dinner?

Christmas in Japan might be a bit different from what you'd expect...

It’s a traditional Japanese Christmas, so what is for dinner? Christmas in Japan is a bit different from Christmas in the U.S. One of the biggest differences is what kind of feast is eaten for dinner on the big holiday.

The Process to Finally End Tuberculosis | Passport Health 12/27/2021

The Process to Finally End Tuberculosis | Passport Health

Can we finally stop the spread of tuberculosis?

The Process to Finally End Tuberculosis | Passport Health With vaccines and treatment, tuberculosis is not any issue for many people. So, how do we stop TB's spread in the many countries still battling an epidemic?

Which Countries Require Proof of Yellow Fever Vaccination? 12/25/2021

Which Countries Require Proof of Yellow Fever Vaccination?

How many of these destinations have you visited?

Which Countries Require Proof of Yellow Fever Vaccination? Some tropical and subtropical regions require visitors to receive the yellow fever vaccine. Here are the countries that require U.S. citizens to be vaccinated.

Does having shingles put you at risk for postherpetic neuralgia? 12/22/2021

Does having shingles put you at risk for postherpetic neuralgia?

Shingles can have some serious side effects.

Does having shingles put you at risk for postherpetic neuralgia? Postherpetic neuralgia (PHN) can be a painful result of having shingles. Leaving your shingles untreated can result in damage to your nerves, leaving you to deal with PHN.

Risks of Scarlet Fever in the Modern Day | Passport Health 12/20/2021

Risks of Scarlet Fever in the Modern Day | Passport Health

A once common disease still circulates in some parts of the world.

Risks of Scarlet Fever in the Modern Day | Passport Health Scarlet fever may be associated with the Victorian era, but it's far from an ancient illness.

The History of the Typhoid Fever Vaccine 12/18/2021

The History of the Typhoid Fever Vaccine

Typhoid is widespread, even today. But, this important immunization protects millions.

The History of the Typhoid Fever Vaccine Typhoid fever is a bacterial disease with a history dating back to early Greek civilizations. A vaccine was finally developed in the late 19th century, helping to curb this potentially…

How Altitude Sickness Can Deflate Your Trip to Peru 12/15/2021

How Altitude Sickness Can Deflate Your Trip to Peru

Macchu Pichu is a must visit destination, but the high altitude can make it a struggle. What is your altitude sickness solution of choice?

How Altitude Sickness Can Deflate Your Trip to Peru Altitude sickness, or soroche as the locals call it, is a silent sickness many visitors don't consider before travel. Here's how to keep yourself from succumbing to it.

George Washington: Founding Father and Vaccination Advocate 12/13/2021

George Washington: Founding Father and Vaccination Advocate

The founding fathers played a key role in American vaccination history.

George Washington: Founding Father and Vaccination Advocate George Washington was one of the first leaders to recognize the positive impact of vaccines. Learn how our founding fathers made vaccination #1 priority.

Can Drones Help with TB Diagnosis? | Passport Health 12/11/2021

Can Drones Help with TB Diagnosis? | Passport Health

An innovative solution to a very serious problem.

Can Drones Help with TB Diagnosis? | Passport Health With the help of unmanned drones, it's possible to bridge the gap between infected individuals and disease testing centers in hard to reach places.

What is the connection between human papillomavirus and cervical cancer? 12/08/2021

What is the connection between human papillomavirus and cervical cancer?

HPV is leading cause of cancer, but how does a virus cause cancer?

What is the connection between human papillomavirus and cervical cancer? Nearly all cases of cervical cancer can be traced to an to HPV infection. HPV infections are the most common STD's and can lie dormant for years.

Common Myths and Facts About Tuberculosis | Passport Health 12/06/2021

Common Myths and Facts About Tuberculosis | Passport Health

TB has been around for millennia, by what's true and what's not?

Common Myths and Facts About Tuberculosis | Passport Health Over the years, tuberculosis has garnered some bad myths surrounding it, so we're here to break down what is fact and what is fiction when it comes to tuberculosis.

Is It the Flu or a Sinus Infection? | Passport Health 12/04/2021

Is It the Flu or a Sinus Infection? | Passport Health

Both are common infections, but how can you tell if it's flu or your sinuses?

Is It the Flu or a Sinus Infection? | Passport Health Influenza and sinus infections are common throughout various parts of the year. But, how can you tell the difference?

Can I Catch Yellow Fever More Than Once? | Passport Health 12/01/2021

Can I Catch Yellow Fever More Than Once? | Passport Health

Yellow fever can be scary and vaccine preventable, but could someone get it more than once?

Can I Catch Yellow Fever More Than Once? | Passport Health The yellow fever mosquito can transmit more than yellow fever to a person. Viruses like dengue fever, Zika virus, and chikungunya even if you are vaccinated.

Predict Cholera Outbreaks With Satellites | Passport Health 11/29/2021

Predict Cholera Outbreaks With Satellites | Passport Health

A new space age way to track infections.

Predict Cholera Outbreaks With Satellites | Passport Health Both Haiti and Yemen are battling ongoing cholera outbreaks that are the worst those countries' histories.

Risks of Leprosy in the Modern Day | Passport Health 11/27/2021

Risks of Leprosy in the Modern Day | Passport Health

How much of a threat is leprosy today?

Risks of Leprosy in the Modern Day | Passport Health The idea of leprosy may create an image of ancient people, exiled with damaged skin.

The Importance of Hand Sanitizer in the Office | Passport Health 11/24/2021

The Importance of Hand Sanitizer in the Office | Passport Health

What do you do to stay healthy in the office?

The Importance of Hand Sanitizer in the Office | Passport Health Right next to their computer monitor and keyboard, many office workers around the world have hand sanitizer on their desk. They may use it to help prevent the flu or stay safe from their co-worker…

Why Hasn’t Polio Been Eradicated? | Passport Health 11/22/2021

Why Hasn’t Polio Been Eradicated? | Passport Health

Why has it been so hard to get rid of polio?

Why Hasn’t Polio Been Eradicated? | Passport Health The polio vaccine has been widely used for decades, but there are still some cases of the virus in the world. Why isn't polio a disease of the past?

Planning to visit Costa Rica? Take these zip line safety tips with you. 11/20/2021

Planning to visit Costa Rica? Take these zip line safety tips with you.

Planning a trip to Costa Rica? Zip lining is a great activity, when done safely.

Planning to visit Costa Rica? Take these zip line safety tips with you. A vacation in Costa Rica is an amazing way to experience nature in a new way. But there are some precautions that you know about before you zip into Costa Rica.

What is the risk of getting the shingles virus a second time or more? 11/17/2021

What is the risk of getting the shingles virus a second time or more?

Have you experienced shingles more than once?

What is the risk of getting the shingles virus a second time or more? Shingles is known as a burning rash that can appear on people over the age of 50. Having shingles once won’t guarantee you won’t get it a second or third time.

Do I Need to See a Travel Health Specialist? | Passport Health 11/15/2021

Do I Need to See a Travel Health Specialist? | Passport Health

Stay safe at home and abroad with the help of a travel health specialist.

Do I Need to See a Travel Health Specialist? | Passport Health Many people don't realize the importance of travel health. Visiting with a specialist can make the difference between a dream trip and a nightmare.

Louis Pasteur’s Fight Against Anthrax and Rabies | Passport Health 11/13/2021

Louis Pasteur’s Fight Against Anthrax and Rabies | Passport Health

How one man helped us prevent multiple diseases.

Louis Pasteur’s Fight Against Anthrax and Rabies | Passport Health Louis Pasteur is famous for developing the process of pasteurization, but did you know the French chemist also developed the anthrax and rabies vaccines?

Are Shingles Always Painful? | Passport Health 11/10/2021

Are Shingles Always Painful? | Passport Health

Shingles can range from mild to severe, but are they always painful?

Are Shingles Always Painful? | Passport Health Shingles can be a serious condition, but are they as painful as other infections? Click or tap to learn more.

Why Are Mosquitoes So Dangerous? | Passport Health 11/08/2021

Why Are Mosquitoes So Dangerous? | Passport Health

What makes these pesky bugs so deadly?

Why Are Mosquitoes So Dangerous? | Passport Health Mosquitoes are often annoying, but it?s the diseases they carry that make them so dangerous. Learn more about these infections and how they affect you.

How does the flu become pneumonia? 11/06/2021

How does the flu become pneumonia?

One of the most common illnesses can quickly and easily become something much worse.

How does the flu become pneumonia? While the flu may be a common virus, it can quickly turn deadly. The flu can become accompanied by pneumonia, leaving you struggling to catch your breath.

How Contagious is Shingles? | Passport Health 11/03/2021

How Contagious is Shingles? | Passport Health

Chickenpox spreads super quickly, but how easy is it to get its older sibling?

How Contagious is Shingles? | Passport Health Chickenpox is related to shingles, but can shingles spread as easily as chickenpox? Click or tap to learn more.

Will Tuberculosis Kill You?  | Passport Health 11/01/2021

Will Tuberculosis Kill You? | Passport Health

Tuberculosis is still common in many parts of the world, but how deadly is it?

Will Tuberculosis Kill You? | Passport Health Tuberculosis is a serious illness and can be lethal in many cases. Learn what you can do to stay protected.

Should I get a TDaP vaccine while pregnant? | Passport Health 10/30/2021

Should I get a TDaP vaccine while pregnant? | Passport Health

TDaP vaccination is an important part of protected both mother and child. Learn why:

Should I get a TDaP vaccine while pregnant? | Passport Health We know that women are encouraged to get flu shots when they are pregnant, but should you get a TDaP vaccine? Click or tap to learn more.

What’s in my food and water? Avoiding Hepatitis A and Typhoid 10/27/2021

What’s in my food and water? Avoiding Hepatitis A and Typhoid

How do you avoid tummy troubles while traveling?

What’s in my food and water? Avoiding Hepatitis A and Typhoid Typhoid and hepatitis A are both potentially deadly foodborne pathogens. Be prepared before your next trip with a visit to your local Passport Health.

Smallpox and Syphilis in the Civil War | Passport Health 10/25/2021

Smallpox and Syphilis in the Civil War | Passport Health

Two very different infections have a very close history.

Smallpox and Syphilis in the Civil War | Passport Health Soldiers in the Civil War had to contend with numerous deadly diseases. Although effective, their vaccine for smallpox spread syphilis throughout the unit.

When Should We Schedule Our Onsite Flu Clinic? | Passport Health 10/23/2021

When Should We Schedule Our Onsite Flu Clinic? | Passport Health

Vaccination is the best protection against the flu.

When Should We Schedule Our Onsite Flu Clinic? | Passport Health Once you've decided on an onsite flu clinic for your business, there's another question to ask: When to schedule it? Is it ever too early in the season for your employees to receive the flu shot?…

What Is the Difference Between Weakened and Dead Vaccines? 10/20/2021

What Is the Difference Between Weakened and Dead Vaccines?

There's more than one type of vaccine, but they all provide needed protection.

What Is the Difference Between Weakened and Dead Vaccines? Vaccines come in various forms but provide high rates of protection. Learn more about what makes a vaccine effective and how these types differ.

Can Vaccines Help Stop Drug-Resistant Bacteria? | Passport Health 10/18/2021

Can Vaccines Help Stop Drug-Resistant Bacteria? | Passport Health

Are vaccines the best way to combat drug-resistant infections?

Can Vaccines Help Stop Drug-Resistant Bacteria? | Passport Health The rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria has created a need for more effective alternatives. Could turning to vaccinations solve the problem?

How Deadly is Influenza? | Passport Health 10/16/2021

How Deadly is Influenza? | Passport Health

Flu season is just around the corner, make sure you're protected!

How Deadly is Influenza? | Passport Health While influenza may seem more like a nuisance than a fatal disease, it is possible to die from the virus. Here's a look at who is most at risk.

Are Needle-Free Injections the Next Step in Vaccination? 10/13/2021

Are Needle-Free Injections the Next Step in Vaccination?

The next step in vaccination may be a huge leap forward.

Are Needle-Free Injections the Next Step in Vaccination? Needle-free vaccines are a promising way to help reduce accidental sticks, disease transfer, and eliminate the fear of vaccines using a needle and syringe.

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