Top Five Travel Diseases

Source: hellawella.com

Source: hellawella.com

Analysis of the Department of Health’s notifiable diseases data by the comparison company Finder.com.au shows a spike in exotic diseases among returning Australian travellers.

Most of the diseases are preventable, yet it’s hardly surprising they’re on the rise when research last year showed the number of Australians skipping vaccinations – and presumably also advice – has soared. Continue reading