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With hundreds of travel clinics in North America, Passport Health is your one-stop shop to get travel immunizations, travel medicine, yellow fever vaccinations, typhoid vaccinations, travel health advice and passport and visa expediting services before your international journey. Certified Yellow Fever Vaccine Provider, Passport and Visa Expediting Services, Travel Vaccination & Consultation

An opportunity to learn more and take advantage of this extra time!
04/15/2020
Global Mentor Network Offering Free Virtual Mentor Panels With Famous Entrepreneurs

An opportunity to learn more and take advantage of this extra time!

The Global Mentor Network, founded by Silicon Valley Entrepreneur, Keith Krach, is an “exciting pay-it-forward enterprise with a noble mission to solve one of the world's great challenges: building the next generation of principled, transformational leaders.” And it's offering free, virtual ment...

Fear and uncertainty in 19th century New Orleans is similar to today, says one historian:
04/14/2020
How a yellow fever outbreak reshaped New Orleans - Futurity

Fear and uncertainty in 19th century New Orleans is similar to today, says one historian:

A 19th-century outbreak of yellow fever in New Orleans created an elite class while it also "exacted a devastating social cost for large swaths of society."

Vaccine schedules are common, but why are they so important?
04/09/2020
Why follow a vaccine schedule? - Harvard Health Blog

Vaccine schedules are common, but why are they so important?

New research suggests just 63% of families follow the recommended childhood vaccination schedule. Altering the schedule by skipping vaccines or spreading them out may putting children at risk, as well as others in the community.

The plague, coronavirus and Martin Luther - a strange cross-section of relevance:
04/06/2020
The plague, coronavirus and Martin Luther — why they all matter now

The plague, coronavirus and Martin Luther - a strange cross-section of relevance:

As COVID-19 cases increase, we would do well to return to Luther’s words. To take reasonable preventative steps and to love our neighbors. To remember that it is more blessed to give than to receive.

The histories of influenza and the flu vaccine are in many ways the same, but subtly different:
04/02/2020
History of Influenza and the Flu Vaccine | Passport Health

The histories of influenza and the flu vaccine are in many ways the same, but subtly different:

Every year we wait for the dreaded flu season and risk of getting sick. But, vaccination has played a key role in keeping people safe.

Vaccination is a key part of staying healthy at home and abroad, learn why:
04/01/2020
These Three Stories Show Why Vaccination Is So Important

Vaccination is a key part of staying healthy at home and abroad, learn why:

Many people are concerned about vaccine safety. Hundreds of studies show vaccination is completely safe, but these three stories you have to read!

Tuberculosis taught many about the hard reality of dealing with a deadly disease:
03/31/2020
A Historical Lesson in Disease Containment

Tuberculosis taught many about the hard reality of dealing with a deadly disease:

Tuberculosis sanatoriums offered patients fresh air, entertainment, and socialization—for those who could afford them.

See amazing sights from your home! Google Streetview is coming to the rescue!
03/30/2020
How to See the World When You’re Stuck at Home

See amazing sights from your home! Google Streetview is coming to the rescue!

When you are quarantined or cancel your trip, you can still go on a journey. The secret? The author Reif Larsen says it’s Google Street View.

Not every epidemic has had the assistance it maybe should have:
03/27/2020
The Epidemics America Got Wrong

Not every epidemic has had the assistance it maybe should have:

Government inaction or delay have shaped the course of many infectious disease outbreaks in our country.

Think COVID-19 and the flu are the same? Think again.
03/21/2020
Why Covid-19 is worse than the flu, in one chart

Think COVID-19 and the flu are the same? Think again.

It’s more contagious, more deadly (particularly for older people), and it has a greater potential to overwhelm our health care system.

For better or worse, Wikipedia is becoming a common destination for people looking for healthcare information:
03/20/2020
Like Zika, The Public Is Heading To Wikipedia During The COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic

For better or worse, Wikipedia is becoming a common destination for people looking for healthcare information:

A new study shows that public attention during the Zika virus epidemic was largely driven by media coverage, rather than the epidemic’s magnitude or extent. Now, during COVID-19, the main 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic Wikipedia page has over ten million page views.

Tuberculosis used to be a major issue in North America, but major public health changes have helped to significantly red...
03/20/2020
A Memoir of the White Plague | National Review

Tuberculosis used to be a major issue in North America, but major public health changes have helped to significantly reduce cases:

More than 700 sanatoria once treated tubercular patients.

It could be coronavirus or some common infection, but there are many ways to help keep yourself and your family safe fro...
03/17/2020
How to Protect Myself and My Family From a Virus | Passport Health

It could be coronavirus or some common infection, but there are many ways to help keep yourself and your family safe from a virus.

Even without the coronavirus pandemic, there are viral infections active in the world that could infect you and your family. While vaccines can help keep those viruses away, you often need to take…

Even during the current COVID-19 pandemic, many people have to travel. How can you stay healthy while traveling in a vir...
03/14/2020
Traveling to a Region in the Middle of an Outbreak | Passport Health

Even during the current COVID-19 pandemic, many people have to travel. How can you stay healthy while traveling in a viral outbreak?

Whether it's an outbreak, epidemic or global pandemic, viruses can alter all your travel plans. Vaccines and medications can help you avoid viruses that exist in an area, but what if the region…

Once COVID-19 gets into the body, how does it affect the body's cells?
03/13/2020
How Coronavirus Hijacks Your Cells

Once COVID-19 gets into the body, how does it affect the body's cells?

The intricate journey of the virus that causes Covid-19.

Does the flu compete with other viruses like a cold after infecting the body?
03/13/2020
Can You Have the Flu and a Cold at the Same Time? | Passport Health

Does the flu compete with other viruses like a cold after infecting the body?

During the winter you might expect to come down with a cold or even the flu at some point, but could you have both viruses at the same time? While it is possible, the a new study shows that the flu…

Many people are starting a self quarantine due to coronavirus fears, so what's the difference between this and isolation...
03/12/2020
What Does Self-Quarantine Actually Mean?

Many people are starting a self quarantine due to coronavirus fears, so what's the difference between this and isolation?

You may have been asked to “work from home” for now, or to prepare to “self quarantine” if you may have been exposed to COVID-19. But there’s some confusion over what this involves. Can you work from a cafe? Walk the dog?

After the World Health Organization declared coronavirus a pandemic, you may be wondering what that announcement means.
03/12/2020
What Does a Pandemic Mean? | Passport Health

After the World Health Organization declared coronavirus a pandemic, you may be wondering what that announcement means.

After months of increased cases, the World Health Organization declared coronavirus (COVID-19) a pandemic. But, what does a pandemic declaration even mean? With various global pandemics to look at…

After the WHO declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic today, how does a disease reach the pandemic level?
03/11/2020
When Does a Disease Become a Possible Pandemic? | Passport Health

After the WHO declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic today, how does a disease reach the pandemic level?

Not every pathogen is made the same. Some are relatively harmless bugs, causing a disease that can be treated and prevented. Others are a cause for alarm, creating a deadly disease that can quickly…

How good are face masks at preventing viral infections?
03/11/2020
How Face Masks Help Prevent Flu, Other Viruses | Passport Health

How good are face masks at preventing viral infections?

During the flu season or a viral outbreak, you're more likely to find people in public wearing face masks. Travelers and locals alike rely on the masks to prevent a flu infection or other dangerous…

After the flu season started early and fast, it appears that the virus is now slowing down.
03/10/2020
U.S. Flu Season Beginning To Ease, Modelers Say

After the flu season started early and fast, it appears that the virus is now slowing down.

Though COVID-19 has captured the headlines, influenza places a huge burden on the health care system. This year's flu shot provides good protection, the CDC says, so do get one if you haven't already.

The two words have been used a lot recently to describe the current outbreak, but is there a difference between viruses ...
03/10/2020
The Difference Between Viruses and Diseases | Passport Health

The two words have been used a lot recently to describe the current outbreak, but is there a difference between viruses and diseases?

When describing the new illness that's spreading around the world, we may use words like virus or disease. But, is there a difference between the two words for illnesses? As it turns out, yes, a…

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