This nasty little virus infects its victims through mosquito bites. It causes fever and severe joint pain. It can also cause headaches, muscle pain, nausea, fatigue and skin rashes.
Horrible bug guilty of causing severe watery diarrhoea in people travelling to mainly to Africa and Asia. Beware of eating food or drinking water that may have become infected.
This unpleasant virus is spread through mosquito bites; it’s usually mild but it can be fatal. Symptoms include a fever, a severe headache, pain behind the eyes, muscle and joint pains, nausea and a red rash.
Horrible bug which infects the nose and throat, causing fever, nausea, swollen glands, and difficulty breathing or swallowing in people travelling to areas including Asia, the Middle East, eastern Europe, the Caribbean and the South Pacific
An unpleasant virus which can cause fever, malaise, nausea, abdominal pain, jaundice and even in rare cases liver failure. Travellers across most of the world should beware of this virus lurking in contaminated food and water.
A nasty bug which infects the liver and is passed on through bodily fluids. Most people do not experience any symptoms. However, look out for flu-like symptoms, loss of appetite, nausea, diarrhoea, stomach pain and yellow skin and eyes.
A deadly virus which infects travellers across Asia through mosquito bites. It can cause long term mental and physical disabilities, with very limited or no treatment options.
This sneaky microbe can infect you if you are bitten by a tick, causing a red, ‘bullseye’-shaped rash and flu-like symptoms which can sometimes develop into a long-term condition.
A deadly disease which can infect travellers through a single mosquito bite. It causes fever, headache, chills, and muscle pain. People travelling to Africa, Asia and South America are at risk.
Highly unpleasant virus which infects travellers all over the world, causing cold-like symptoms, a fever, sore eyes and a blotchy rash. It can sometimes infect the lungs and brain, causing pneumonia and encephalitis.
Spread from person to person, this bacteria causes a serious infection in the lining surrounding the brain and spinal cord. Untreated, half of infected people die, while those who survive may end up with brain damage or hearing loss.
An unpleasant, potentially serious bacterial infection that may cause a range of symptoms including fever, chills, cough, headache and sleepiness. Travellers should be especially wary in low- or mid-income countries or crowded conditions.
Mainly affecting children under 5 years, this untreatable viral infection gives some people flu-like symptoms and nausea and in less than 1% of cases it can paralyse you.
Lethal bug which infects travellers who are bitten or scratched by an infected animal. Rabies is deadly unless it’s treated straight away, so travellers in high-risk countries should get help immediately if they are bitten or scratched.
This terrible bug infects travellers around the world, getting into open and puncture wounds. It causes stiff jaw muscles, painful muscle spasms, fever and rapid heartbeat. If you have a deep wound or one that has dirt in, get medical help
Nasty little bug which attacks travellers in Europe and Asia through tick bites. It causes flu-like symptoms which might become more serious and can be fatal if left untreated.
Horrible bugs guilty of causing diarrhoea, vomiting and in some cases severe dehydration in people travelling to areas of high or intermediate risk, including Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Mexico, and South and Central America.
This horrible bug usually attacks the lungs, causing a cough that lasts a long time, weight loss, fever, night sweats, and chest pains.
Potentially fatal bacteria guilty of causing a fever, stomach pain, headaches and constipation or diarrhoea. Travellers in areas without good sanitation or clean water should watch out for contaminated food and water.
Travellers around the world should watch out for this menacing microbe that affects the lungs and airways. Following initial cold-like symptoms, it causes cough bouts which can last for several months and may leave you gasping for breath.
A dangerous virus which infects travellers in Africa, South America, Central America and the Caribbean through mosquito bites. Can cause muscle pain, headaches, loss of appetite, nausea or vomiting and occasionally death.