Posts Categorized: Travel Safety

COVID-19 antibody testing is rapidly becoming an important part of the global effort to reduce the risk from coronavirus and is recommended by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as an integral part of countries’ COVID-19 strategy. When will Covid-19 antibody tests become available? In the UK, antibody testing can now be completed with Nomad in…

Zika Virus

There has been widespread concern regarding Zika Virus, with cases now being reported in Europe as well as continuing outbreaks in North & South America. There have been smaller numbers of cases in Asia. Nomad Medical Director, Professor Larry Goodyer, has the following advice for travellers. It is still early days regarding the true impact…

Dealing with Infections & Wounds Skin Infections Skin infections from a wound or even a graze may need treatment with antibiotics. Watch out for a wound oozing a lot of pus, surrounded by a red area which gets bigger. Co-amoxiclav and Clarithromycin (POM’s) are the most useful antibiotics for this type of infection. If there…