Travel and Health Services
We provide a full array of vaccinations and information on destination-specific travel precautions and diagnosis and treatment of travel-related diseases.
Capital Center for Travel and Tropical Medicine is a full service international travel health center located in Washington, DC. The center is an official Yellow Fever Vaccination site.
We provide accurate health information from the most up to date travel medicine sources, including the World Health Organization and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
Capital Center For Travel & Tropical Medicine
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Today is World Birth Defects Day
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Zika Virus Update
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WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION NEWS
Zika virus classification tables
on June 29, 2017 at 12:00 am
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Zika virus classification table
on April 13, 2017 at 12:00 am
Zika situation report
on March 10, 2017 at 12:00 am
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on February 9, 2017 at 12:00 am
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Zika situation report
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on April 23, 2018 at 12:17 am
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on April 23, 2018 at 12:04 am
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on April 22, 2018 at 11:23 pm
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on April 22, 2018 at 10:38 pm
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on April 22, 2018 at 10:22 pm
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