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How to protect you and your pet from Rabies?

The UK has been free from rabies since the beginning of the 20th century with the exception of the disease present in a small amount of the wild bat population.  It is, therefore, a relatively rare but nevertheless very serious disease.  If you are thinking of travelling to various parts of the world, there is a distinct risk of rabies in Central and South America, Asia and Africa.

Dietary tips to fight Typhoid and speed up recovery

Typhoid is an illness caused by the bacteria, Salmonella Typhi, and can lead to a high temperature or fever with vomiting and diarrhoea.  Infection travels easily from contaminated food and dirty drinking water in countries where there is poor hygiene and sanitation. Typhoid fever is very contagious and easily spread.  It can travel throughout the body and affect all the major organs leading to death in some cases.