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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Virus infecting travellers in the Pacific region, South and Central America, the Caribbean, Africa, and parts of south Asia by mosquito bites. Symptoms are mild, but pregnant women should watch out because Zika can cause birth defects.