Posts Tagged: Diarrhoea

Travellers’ diarrhoea (TD) is the most common illness for travellers visiting developing countries. The most common cause of TD are bacterial infections such a E.coli and Campylobacter. Due to a natural decline in immunity in older people, older travellers are more likely to experience TD than younger travellers and need to be prepared prior to…

Delhi belly, Montezuma’s revenge and Rangoon runs are just a few names given to the most frequent health complaint to affect travellers aboard. It is estimated that 30- 50% of travellers will experience travellers’ diarrhoea during a one – two week stay in countries where standards of hygiene and sanitation are poorer than we are...