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1

What is the most common vaccine preventable disease of travel?

Influenza

3

What are the most common travel acquired conditions?

Travelers diarrhoea

Acute respiratory infections

Malaria

3

What are the most common modes of disease transmission?

Vector

Airborne

Food/water borne

4

In which region is dengue fever most likely to be acquired?

Asia

5

Where in the world are you most likely to acquire a GIT infection?

South Asia

6

Which travellers are at a higher risk?

Chronically ill

Very young and old

Visitors of friends and relatives

Pregnant

Long-term, remote, high-risk locations

7

What is the commonest cause of fatal community acquired pneumonia in the NT?

Melioidosis