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 Slovakia
Slovakia is a landlocked country, situated in Central Europe. People searching for outdoor beauty will fall in love with this nation, as it is home to nine National Parks. The Carpathian mountain range undulates throughout the entire country, creating breath-taking gorges, waterfalls and rock formations. These features are most impressive in the regions of Slovak Paradise, Pieniny and Strážovské Hills. There are also opportunities to witness Slovakia’s biodiversity, as numerous wild animals roam the forests of Poloniny, Čergova and Poľana.
Slovakia’s capital city is Bratislava, which is crowned with the Renaissance styled Bratislava Castle. The city has a charming Old Town, and effortlessly fuses the traditional and the modern, with an architecturally futuristic bridge. And tourists can take advantage of the Danube river, which runs through Bratislava, as sightseeing river cruises are available.
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