Author: Atlas Immunizations

What is it? Pneumococcal disease is a bacterial disease that can cause three infections: - meningitis (brain infection) - bacteremia (bloodstream infection) - pneumonia (lung infection) How is it spread? The bacteria are spread from an infected person to another by close contacts such as...

Advice for international volunteers Many Canadians travel abroad as volunteers to improve the lives of people in developing countries and enrich their own lives. In most cases, all goes well.  Nonetheless, a few Canadians volunteering abroad have been jailed, threatened, deported, had their money and possessions...