The CDC’s 2018 edition of it’sHealth Information for International Travel” guide is now available and accessible for free online.

Often referred to simply as the “Yellow Book” for it’s yellow cover, the updated edition is also available in hard copy through online booksellers and Oxford University Press.

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The United Kingdom’s Health Protection Agency (HPA) Tuesday revealed the top five countries where travelers from England, Wales and Northern Ireland are most likely to acquire gastrointestinal infection following their visit: Egypt, India, Thailand, Pakistan, and Morocco.
 
According to the report, half of the 24,322 laboratory confirmed cases of gastrointestinal infection reported in …

Whether you are escaping blistering heat or just trying to find some, summer months are the most popular time of year for international travel. Each foreign destination presents unique food and health dangers, however, and there are general safety guidelines that should be taken into account before embarking on any journey.

The most common infectious…

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that each year 10 million persons, or between twenty and fifty percent of international travelers, become ill with diarrhea.  Travelers’ diarrhea is the most common illness affecting international travelers.

street-food-cambodia-feature.jpgAmerican citizens who travel to such destinations as Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia are …