Islington Travel Clinic
Why visit a travel clinic?
- Family physicians have a broad spectrum of general knowledge however; a Travel Medicine Specialist has more detailed knowledge due to their daily practice and complete dedication to this field.
- Because we are in the business of Travel Medicine, we get daily updates about any new happenings around the world.
- Most family physicians do not carry the necessary vaccines required for travel.
- Unlike family physicians, travel clinics have access to specialty travel health products, safety tips and security information.
Travel health notices
29 August 2016 | 3:42 pm
Zika virus infection is caused by a virus which is primarily spread by the bite of an infected mosquito. Consult the travel health notice for more information and the Public Health Agency of Canada's recommendations for travellers.
26 August 2016 | 4:00 pm
Chikungunya is a disease caused by the chikungunya virus which typically causes fever, along with an arthritis-like pain in the joints and a rash. Consult the travel health notice for more information and the Public Health Agency of Canada's recommendations for travellers.
Zika virus may reach Europe this summer
May 26, 2016
The Zika virus could spread to Europe this summer, although the likelihood of an outbreak is low to moderate, the World Health Organization has said. Areas most at risk are those where Aedes mosquitoes may spread the virus, like the Black Sea coast of Russia and Georgia and the island of Madeira. Countries with a moderate risk include France, Spain, Italy and Greece, while the risk in the UK... Read more