Travel Health

Mosquito Viruses Are a Biting Concern for Snowbirds

Jason Tetro | Posted 08.24.2014 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

In the coming month, close to a half million Canadian snowbirds, will seek out new homes in the southern United States. While the promise of a gentler environment is obvious, there are risks with the semi-annual migration. The lack of a freezing season means a number of pests thrive throughout the year including the ever annoying mosquito.

Tourist Brings Home Rare Virus

CP | Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.29.2013 | Canada Alberta

TORONTO - Public health authorities in Alberta say a woman from the province has been diagnosed with a rare virus after she returned from a trip to Th...

How To Avoid Illness When Travelling

The Huffington Post Canada | Brian Vinh Tien Trinh | Posted 11.06.2012 | Canada Travel

If there's one disease that's a pro at travelling, it's the influenza virus. More commonly known as the seasonal flu, the virus tends to trot around t...

Don't Let Your Dream Cruise Become A Health Nightmare

CP | Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.25.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Some people think of them as the ultimate in no-muss, no-fuss travel. But while a cruise can be a dream vacation, it can turn into a nightma...