Top Tips for Healthy Travel



With the current concerns over the H1N1 influenza (swine flu) pandemic, it's more important than ever for travelers to be proactive about staying well. Before heading overseas, visit your doctor for a checkup and then check the Centers for Disease Control travel health page for updates on infectious diseases-cholera, tuberculosis, yellow fever, influenza-that are particularly endemic in outlying destinations. Click the CDC's Travel Safe podcasts for in-depth trip advisories. The World Health Organization also has detailed information on pandemic vaccines and international health issues.

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