Dr. Mark Wise has written an easy-to-read guide for travellers worried about their health abroad. (Quill and Quire Fall Preview)
With winter around the corner, many Canadians are gearing up for their annual migration to warmer temperatures. If you've chosen an exotic destination, you'll want to make sure that all your vaccinations, such as those for malaria, yellow fever, and hepatitis, among others, are up to date. According to the author, a Canadian family physician who specializes in travel medicine, new and improved vaccines against infection are now available. Travelling can be an adventure, but being prepared is the key to staying healthy during your trip and following your return. (Good Times 2010-11-30)
About the Author
Dr. Mark Wise is a family physician specializing in travel and tropical medicine. He has traveled to most parts of the world and regularly lectures on travel medicine to both professional and non-medical groups.