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 Nepal
Nepal is home to 8 out of 10 of the world’s highest peaks including Mount Everest, so it is perfect for those who like climbing, walking, cycling and hiking. You can take trips through all the scenic routes and take in its steep history. Tourists and travellers head to Nepal throughout the year but the best time to go is in October when it is in the dry season, where the temperature during the day is warm, making it perfect for hiking and walking, while the evening temperature is a little cooler and comfortable for sleeping.
Nepal has some amazing sights to visit. Enjoy a safari ride in Chitwan National Park or a trip to Bhaktapur, a medieval city. Durbar Square is home to palaces and temples or make a visit to the Garden of Dreams. Stay in a hotel and admire the stunning views of the Annapurna and Himalayan mountain ranges.
Located in between India & China, Nepal offers Himalayan delights, wonderful temples, traditional hill villages and even jungle wildlife, making it a popular travel destination. The recommended vaccines can include Hepatitis A and B, Typhoid, Cholera, Japanese Encephalitis, Rabies and Tetanus, Diphtheria and Polio. Please visit one of our travel clinics for a consultation to find out exactly what you need. Those climbing Everest will need tailored advice on altitude management and Acute Mountain sickness
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
Malaria and regions within country:
There is a high risk of P.Vivax and P.Falciparum malaria in the southern half of the country. There is a low to no risk in other areas including Kathmandu and treks in the Himalayas.