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Traveling overseas this summer? The CDC issues a plethora of health travel advisories

5/28/2015

Outbreak News Today
By Robert Herriman

As the kids get out of school for the summer vacation, many families are planning travel, and some are looking at going abroad. When traveling internationally, certain health risks may be more prevalent than found here in the US.

Earlier this week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued or updated a whole host of travel notices linked to infectious diseases and outbreaks for in select travel destinations.

Measles is found in outbreak status is several countries to include Ethiopia (9,732 cases to date), Kyrgyzstan (18,000), Berlin, Germany (1,700), Vietnam (>300) and the Philippines (1,320). 

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