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Air travel and pregnancy

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

This revised information is for you if you’re considering travelling by air when pregnant. The information is relevant for all lengths of flights.

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Altitude Sickness

Patient UK

Altitude sickness is usually something that can affect people who climb or travel to more than 2500 metres altitude, particularly if they ascend too quickly. For most people, it causes mild symptoms that improve with rest and time spent at altitude. ...

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Commercial air travel - A Handbook for People with Neuromuscular Weakness

Muscular Dystrophy UK

Each year over one billion people travel by air worldwide. For the vast majority of travellers air travel is safe and a very convenient way to travel. However in a small number of people with conditions that severely affect their lungs or breathing,...

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Cyclospora

the NHS website

Cyclospora is an infection of the bowel caused by a tiny parasite called Cyclospora cayetanensis. It's usually caught from eating raw fruit and vegetables contaminated with human faeces (poo). Diarrhoea, which can often be severe, is the most comm...

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Ebola virus disease

the NHS website

Ebola virus disease is a serious illness that originated in Africa, where a large outbreak occurred in 2014-15. In June 2016, the outbreak was officially declared over. The 2014-15 outbreak of Ebola mainly affected three countries in west Africa: ...

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My Winter Plan

Opening Doors

An easy read workbook to help you plan ahead to Keep well, keep moving Keep happy, Keep connected Keep warm,keep safe

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Travel vaccinations

the NHS website

People who are travelling outside the UK may need to be vaccinated against some of the serious diseases that are found in other parts of the world. Vaccination can protect you against becoming infected with a range of serious diseases, such as choler...

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Typhus

the NHS website

Typhus is an infection spread by lice, fleas or mites. It's found in many countries, but is very rare in the UK. It can be serious, but most people make a full recovery if treated quickly.

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Yellow fever

the NHS website

Yellow fever is a serious viral disease that's usually spread by a type of mosquito known as the Aedes aegypti mosquito. It can be prevented with a vaccination.

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Zika virus

the NHS website

Zika virus disease is mainly spread by mosquitoes. For most people it is a very mild infection and isn't harmful. However, it may be more serious for pregnant women, as there's evidence it causes birth defects – in particular, abnormally small hea...

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