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Mentigitis - the silent devil

Meningococcal infections are serious bacterial diseases causing meningitis or general febrile illness, poisoning and death. Meningococcal diseases often have a dramatic rapid onset and course, with a danger of organism sepsis. In the Czech Republic, meningococcus type B dominates (up to 60% of cases), but in recent years there has been an increased incidence of type C. The most endangered groups are children under 5 years and young people aged 15-25 years.

Mentigitis - the silent devil
Covid-19 vaccination update

Covid-19 vaccination update

Corona virus lives with us for almost a year. In the previous article (23.12.2020) we have summarised information about vaccination and its availability. Nowadays, we are bringing you update about vaccination situation in the Czech Republic.

Somebody said TBE vaccination? The time is now!

Somebody said TBE vaccination? The time is now!

Among the current covid-19 vaccination, we would like to talk about other vaccination that shouln't be overlooked, and to get ready for the upcoming summer season - today we are talking specifically about Tick-borne Encephalitis (TBE).

Vaccination against covid-19?

Vaccination against covid-19?

What is the general purpose of vaccination? When is the vaccine expected in Czechia? When is the vaccination available for public?

Get your vaccination against tick-borne encephalitis today!

Get your vaccination against tick-borne encephalitis today!

During spring is the time to get vaccinated against tick-borne encephalitis. Encephalitis in a life-threatening infectious disease transferred by ticks which are most active during summer and particularly in last years their numbers are growing. Considering vaccination might be a smart decision as the Czech Republic has the highest occurrence of tick in the Europe.

Coronavirus: symptoms, risks, and where to go if you need help

Coronavirus: symptoms, risks, and where to go if you need help

Coronavirus is making a lot of people worried these days. The outbreak of respiratory illness, caused by the new coronavirus (2019-nCoV), was first identified in Wuhan city, China. Additional cases have been identified in a growing number of other international locations. So far there are tens of thousands of infected people around the whole world.

Flu season knocking at door - get vaccinated

Flu season knocking at door - get vaccinated

Flu is a highly contagious respiratory disease causing mild to severe health problems ranging from fever, cough, sore throat, runny nose to headaches, muscle aches or fatigue or even vomiting and diarrhea. It occurs seasonally in the winter and an early spring. Due to its unpleasant symptoms and necessary recovery time it is highly recommended to protect yourself, e.g. by flu vaccination.

Flu season knocking at door - get vaccinated

Flu season knocking at door - get vaccinated

Flu is a highly contagious respiratory disease causing mild to severe health problems ranging from fever, cough, sore throat, runny nose to headaches, muscle aches or fatigue or even vomiting and diarrhea. It occurs seasonally in the winter and an early spring. Due to its unpleasant symptoms and necessary recovery time it is highly recommended to protect yourself, e.g. by flu vaccination.

Six Tips for Raising a Happy, Healthy Child

Six Tips for Raising a Happy, Healthy Child

 "How do I raise a happy, healthy child?" Is one of the most commonly asked questions by parents. The answer to this question is extensive and complex with many different factors working together to create a healthy and happy child. Here are six tips for raising a child to be the healthiest and happiest they can be. 

An outbreak of mumps in a Czech region

An outbreak of mumps in a Czech region

An ongoing outbreak of mumps has been observed from the beginning of the school year 2017/2018 in Vysočina region. The most extensive increase of case was monitored in 52. week of the past year. Individual cases have appeared in Prague too during last weeks.