Travel Vaccines and Care Directory
Some common travel vaccinations include hepatitis A, polio, measles, whooping cough, yellow fever, typhoid, flu, malaria, and more. Vaccine recommendations vary by world region. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how diseases are contracted during travel, what vaccines are necessary, how to prepare for a travel problem, and much more.
The Basics of Mad Cow Disease
WebMD corrects some of the misconceptions about mad cow disease and its risk to humans.
Preventing Infections During Travel for HIV Patients
If you're HIV-positive, you need to be particularly careful to avoid infections, especially when you're traveling. WebMD gives you tips on how to protect yourself.
Sleep, Travel, and Jet Lag
Travelling across time zones can mess with your body's clock. WebMD gives you tips on preventing jet lag and getting in sync with your new location.
WebMD explains traveler's diarrhea and how you can avoid it.
Travel Insurance: Buying Online
Now, you can also go online to buy travel insurance, selecting from options that include medical coverage and evacuation and trip-cancellation insurance.
Holiday travel advisory.
Planning to travel this season? Here's how to stay happy and healthy en route.
When in Rome, where your health is concerned, you may not want to do as the Romans do -- and without travelers' insurance, you might not be able to, for that matter.
Germs Are Everywhere
As you hit the road for summer travel, get in touch with those unsuspected surfaces that are breeding grounds for illness.
Slideshows & Images
10 Tips to Make Holiday Travel Less Stressful
WebMD offers a slideshow with holiday travel tips to keep you as stress-free as possible.
Travel Health: 25 Ways to Stay Well Abroad
Hepatitis, tetanus, flu, even typhoid fever lurk in the most beautiful destinations. WebMD shows how to protect your health from the South America to Asia.