Taking the Proper Precautions Before Traveling Abroad

August 2003
Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;Aug2003, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p4
Focuses on precautions for travelers to prevent the risk of various diseases before traveling abroad. Details of common diseases acquired by travelers, such as malaria, hepatitis A, yellow fever and Japanese encephalitis; Importance of consulting primary care physicians before traveling; Information on travel medicine and vaccination; Policy of health insurance providers on payments of medical care overseas.


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