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My (admittedly limited) understanding of how vaccines work would not lead me to expect any direct link between drug-resistance on the one hand and vaccine effectiveness on the other. Consequently, the TB vaccine should be as effective against these strains as against more common variants of the bacteria. Both the US CDC and the WHO have fact sheets on the ...
I will let another person answer for how to get an appointment in France. I would however advise to log,you current vaccination on a International certificate of vaccination . This would give you the details of your vacination in an international standard format. If you arrive in France through charles de gaulle or orly airport you could contact the travel ...
As it is believed to be a bacterial infection, early-stage Lyme disease is treated with 10–21-day course of antibiotics, with oral doxycycline, amoxicillin, and cefuroxime axetil usually prescribed. If it affects the heart or nervous system, ceftriaxone or penicillin may be administered intravenously instead. Lyme disease does not necessarily require ...
Also, when camping overnight in Yosemite, Sequoia & Kings Canyon you are REQUIRED bear bag for food or even bear can: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bear-resistant_food_storage_container and having a bear spray might be a good precaution.
It is not meaningfully less safe to go to Morocco, now, in relation to the Ebola outbreak in west Africa. There are vastly more better and tighter commercial and social ties between the west African countries and France and the UK than with Morocco.
There is plenty of information on venomous snakes, spiders, scorpions, etc on the web, just search with more specifics, ie: poisonous snakes in Arizona, scorpions in Utah, etc. If you are simply exploring the parks as a tourist, walking the marked trails, visiting overlooks, etc, you need not worry too much about it. Most smaller animals will avoid us same ...
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