People travel more often than before.
People who travel overseas have a 50 % chance of acquiring a travel related illness. Most common are water and food borne illnesses such as diarrhea, dysentery, gastroenteritis, hepatitis . Mosquito borne illnesses are also very likely especially in certain geographical regions, forest reserves and game sanctuaries. Here are some diseases that are possible to acquire during travel to specific regions, other than the common gastrointestinal infection spread from infected water, food such as diarrhea, dysentery, gastroenteritis and typhoid. Continue reading