Planning to travel to South America or Africa? Ask your doctor if you need any travel vaccines
We are a certified clinic to give Yellow fever vaccines.
The type of vaccines needed to cover you vary from country to country, therefore a consult with your doctor is recommended to ensure you receive the vaccines most suitable for your travel location. Listed below are common vaccine preventable diseases.
Contracted through bites from infected mosquitoes. Signs and Symptoms include muscle pain, weakness, kidney and liver failure or even death.
Spread through contaminated water, food and faeces. Signs and Symptoms include fever, vomiting, nausea and yellowing of both skin and eyes.
Contracted through infected blood and other body fluids. Signs and Symptoms include tiredness, fever, vomiting, abdominal pain, muscle and join pain as well as yellowing of both skin and eyes. Infection may become chronic hepatitis and lead to liver failure and cancer.
Spread through contaminated water, food and faeces. Signs and Symptoms include low-grade fever, enlargement of the spleen, gastrointestinal bleeding and in some cases, reduced brain function.
Contracted from contact with infected faeces and saliva. Signs and Symptoms can include headache, severe muscle pain, neck/back stiffness and paralysis.
At Walters Road Medical Centre, we are committed to providing our patients with the highest standard of patient care, and we aim to be involved in all aspects of your health care needs. We are a fully accredited Medical Centre under the standards set by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. Our services include highly trained and experienced GP's, a wide range of Allied Health Professional Specialists, and Nursing Staff.