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Getting Sick While Traveling

Getting Sick While Traveling

Getting ill while traveling can ruin your vacation. Unfortunately, it happens much more often than people think. According to the CDC, travelers are 5-10x more likely to get ill and 2-3x more likely to get injured. The most common culprits include traveler’s diarrhea, upper respiratory infections, skin complaints, allergies, and sprains.

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Avoid the Most Common Medical Issues While Traveling

Avoid the Most Common Medical Issues While Traveling

Travelers’ diarrhea (TD) affects between 30% to 70% of travelers, depending on the destination and how careful one is about prevention. The best way to lower your risk is to follow the simple recommendations such as, “boil it, cook it, peel it, or forget it.” While you cannot control how food is prepared for you...

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