Rift Valley fever (RVF) is an acute, fever-causing viral disease that usually affects domesticated animals (such as cattle and sheep), but can also infect and cause illness in humans. The majority of human infections are caused by direct or indirect contact with the blood or organs of infected animals.
Travel Vaccinations for Syria
Vaccines To Consider When Visiting Syria
A consultation will be completed with one of our specialist travel health nurses to assess your individual travel plans and health background before making recommendations, which can then be administered during the same appointment.
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Destination Information for Syria
This country, situated in western Asia, has a truly diverse selection of landscapes, as deserts, mountains, rivers and seas all coexist within this one nation. However, due to unrest the government currently advises against all travel to Syria.
Syria’s capital, Damascus, is the oldest continually inhabited city in the world, having been around for as many as 11,000 years. Here tourists can take in the bustle of the Souq al-Hamidiyya market or admire the Umayyad Mosque– the fourth holiest place in Islam.
Another part of Syria steeped in history is Palmyra, an ancient Semitic city at the foot of the Palmyrian mountains, which provide a stunning backdrop. Furthermore, the city of Sednaya is one of the most deep-rooted Christian cities in the Middle East, demonstrating the numerous religious landmarks there are to take in throughout the country.
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: