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This category provides information about specific diseases, parasites and viruses that a traveler may encounter on their journey. In addition to information about prevention and treatment, you can find information on travel vaccinations and immunizations.

hepatitis C information for travelers

Hepatitis C is the most dangerous strain of the hepatitis virus that a traveler could encounter out in the world. It is not vaccine preventable, but luckily there are some easy tips to help you stay free and clear of this deadly virus. Hepatitis is a disease which causes inflammation of the liver. Many people [...]

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hepatitis b information for travelers

While not as prevalent as hepatitis A, hepatitis B is a disease which can easily be encountered on your travels. This article will discuss the dangers of hepatitis B and the tips and methods to ensure that a traveler stays free of this disease on their travels. Hepatitis is a disease which causes inflammation of [...]

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hepatitis A information for travelers

Of all the strains, hepatitis A is the one most likely to effect a traveler abroad. This article will discuss the dangers of hepatitis A and the steps a traveler can take to avoid letting this virus ruin their trip. Hepatitis is a disease which causes inflammation of the liver. Many people are aware of [...]

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guinea worm parasite

Guinea Worm is a parasitic worm that is currently only found in 3 countries. Here are a few reasons why Guinea Worm is terrifying: 1. There is no treatment for it. 2. It is a worm that grows to three feet inside your body. 3. You don't know you have it until approximately one year [...]

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