Keeble Agencies Quality Statement

Keeble Agencies has been trading for over 25 years and since 2009 has been the UK distributor of travel healthcare products supplied by Care Plus, Pure Hydration and Incognito.  We are passionate about service and provide customers with information in the form of work books, brochures, web support and in-house training as required. The range Read More

A new method to test for West Nile virus has been developed using plants

An Arizona State University researcher Qiang “Shawn” Chen and his colleagues at the Center for Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology have developed a new method to test for West Nile virus that uses plants that produce biological reagents for detection and diagnosis. “One critical issue in WNV diagnosis concerns the difficulty of distinguishing WNV infection from Read More

Dengue Fever advice

Currently there are no travel restrictions to Madeira.  However, all travellers to areas where dengue is known or presumed to occur should practise mosquito bite avoidance as there is no vaccine available.  Aedes mosquitoes bite in the day, particularly around dawn  and dusk so use a strong and effective insect repellent. Read More

Promoting Tick awareness in Ireland

A new educational book has been written by Jenny ODea of Irish based charity Tick Talk Ireland. The Adventures of Luna & Dips (tick) -is a  fun & educational book, encouraging children, parents & teachers to learn about the dangers of ticks & how to prevent Lyme Disease. http://www.fundit.ie/project/the-adventures-of-luna–dips For a preview of the story head on Read More