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Rabies is almost always fatal following the onset of clinical symptoms. Here's what you need to know about prevention, causes, symptoms and treatment for Rabies so it doesn't ruin your trip.

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If you’re travelling to a country with malaria, it’s a threat you should take seriously. Find out more about what it is and how to reduce your risk of exposure. 

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Here’s what you need to know about avoiding methanol poisoning and understanding what it is when travelling.

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Because of recent global outbreaks, it’s become more imperative to vaccinate yourself against measles if you’re travelling to affected areas. Here's what you need to know about how to avoid measles while travelling.

Dr Jane Read

Asia is a cultural destination loved for culinary delights but some travellerss leave with bad memories cause by the dreaded gastro bug aka Bali belly.

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Heading overseas and not sure whether you can drink the water or not? We have put together an article which details the water quality in a number of popular holiday destinations.

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Living with a life-threatening allergy can turn holiday planning into a daunting task. Check out our essential tips for travelling with an allergy so you can make the most of your trip! 

If you prefer to be gluten-free, dealing with dietary guidelines in a foreign country can be a hassle. But if you have celiac disease, it can be a matter of life and death. If you are avoiding gluten on your next holiday, follow our tips for travelling with a gluten allergy.

Going on an extended holiday to a disease-prone country? It's a good idea to schedule a check-up at least eight weeks before you depart. Infectious diseases abroad can be very serious. Every year, Australian travellers become ill and die while travelling overseas. Take extra precautions when visiting these countries that you'll need a polio vaccination to enter.

Note: many of these countries are not recommended travel destinations (and some may be excluded by certain travel insurance policies). But here at Cover-More, we understand that not travelling is not always an option. If you must travel to these countries, be prepared and take full precautions.

The views, opinions and positions expressed by the author and those providing comments are theirs alone, and are meant as travel inspiration only. They do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Cover-More Insurance.

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