Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is primarily spread to humans either by infected ticks or animal blood. Human-to-human transmission can also occur resulting from close contact with the blood, organs or other bodily fluids of an infected person.
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Destination Information for Belarus
Following the relaxation of visa requirements in the country, Belarus has seen a surge in tourism, as it is now one of the on trend European destinations to visit. The capital of Minsk was almost entirely destroyed during WWII, but has developed into a progressive, fashionable place, with quaint cafes and restaurants aplenty, alongside a bustling nightlife.
One of the nation’s jewels is the UNESCO World Heritage Site at Belavezhskaya Pushcha National Park, which is the oldest wildlife refuge in Europe. Located 55 kilometres north of the city of Brest, tours are available via bus, bicycle or car, giving visitors the chance to see one of the 300 European bison in the park– the largest land mammals on the continent.
Infections and Outbreaks frequently change from country to country and by attending our clinics you will be given the most up to date clinical and safety advice from our team of specialists. Our advice to you often includes aspects such as:
- Food and water hygiene
- Insect and animal bite avoidances
- Personal safety
- Sexually transmitted infections
- Sun protection
- Altitude sickness