hepatitis A

Hep A: Egypt

by Wayne Ghesquiere on May 1, 2013

Since November 2012, acccording to European health authorities, there has been a significant increase in Hepatitis A cases in people travelling to Egypt.  There have been a total of 80 cases reported.

Travellers are advised to practice safe hygiene, food and water practices while travelling.  See our page: food and water safety

There is a vaccine to help protect you from Hepatitis A.  Seek travel advice 4- 6 weeks before travelling to ensure your vaccines are up to date and to learn about preventative measures and risk areas for various illnesses.