Advice for Travelers

on 23 February 2021

What is jet lag?
Jet lag is a temporary sleep problem that can affect anyone who quickly travels between time zones.
Our biological clock is usually synchronized with local time so that we feel hungry in the morning and sleepy in the evening.

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on 16 October 2017

Most animals avoid people, but they may attack if they feel threatened, are protecting their young or territory, or if they are injured or ill.

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on 18 February 2021

Travel increases your chance of getting and spreading COVID-19. Staying home is the best way to protect yourself and others from COVID-19.
You can get COVID-19 during your travels. You may feel well and not have any symptoms, but you can still spread COVID-19 to others.

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on 16 October 2017

Motor vehicle crashes are the #1 killer of healthy citizens in foreign countries.

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on 24 June 2019

Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) is a rare and deadly disease most commonly affecting people and nonhuman primates (monkeys, gorillas, and chimpanzees). It is caused by an infection with a group of viruses within the type Ebolavirus.

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on 16 October 2017

Follow these tips to avoid getting sick or spreading illness to others while traveling:

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on 24 June 2019

Zika virus is an emerging mosquito-borne virus that was first identified in Uganda in 1947 in rhesus monkeys through a monitoring network of sylvatic yellow fever. It was subsequently identified in humans in 1952 in Uganda and Tanzania.

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on 16 October 2017

Bugs (including mosquitoes, ticks, and some flies) can spread diseases (including Zika, dengue, and Lyme disease), many of which cannot be prevented or treated with a vaccine or medicine.

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on 31 October 2017

The Travel Risk Estimator for Business travelers (TREB) is a new online calculator. It is envisioned as a tool, which allows both travelers and health care professional to have a rough estimation of the risk of a trip in a simple way. .

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on 16 October 2017

Use the same common sense traveling overseas that you would at home, and always stay alert and aware of your surroundings.
Before you leave

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on 16 October 2017

If your travel plans include outdoor activities, take these steps to stay safe and healthy during your trip.

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on 16 October 2017

Plan for how you will get health care during your trip, should the need arise:

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