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United States : Travel Health

WARNING! This information is out-dated and likely to be inaccurate!

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Please note that this health information about United States may be out-of-date. Always research the current health conditions and issues in any region you plan to visit prior to departure.

Infectious Diseases and Medical Concerns for United States

The following medical diseases or health concerns are more common in travel to United States (compared to the USA and other areas of the Western World):

More Common Diseases and Medical Concerns for United States

The following health concerns or diseases are more commonly found in United States compared to the USA and other areas of the Western World:

Less Common Diseases and Health Concerns for United States

The following health concerns or medical diseases are less commonly found in United States compared to the USA and other areas of the Western World:

Uncommon or Rare Diseases and Medical Concerns for United States

These medical diseases or health concerns are uncommon or rare in United States:

  • HIV / AIDS in donated blood - rigorous testing procedures make risk of infection from a blood donor extremely low
  • hepatitis B - no real threat to international travelers
  • malaria - no current risk

Vaccinations for Travel to United States

The following medical vaccinations are desirable or helpful for travel to United States to prevent contagious diseases in United States:

Preventions or Health Precautions for Travel to United States

Any health risk of travel to United States may be reduced by the following precautionary health measures when visiting United States:

  • health risks exist but in general, the precautions required are minimal
  • poisonous snakes
  • poison ivy
  • poison oak
  • hurricanes may occur - take care and heed local precautions

Other Relevant Issues for Travel to United States

The following may be issues relevant to travel to United States:

  • high level medical care is available where facilities are comparable to other industrialised countries
 

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