|Food & Water...|
Quite a few diseases are transmitted by unhygienic food or contaminated water like diarrhoea, hepatitis, stomach-upset, food poisoning, etc. Food & beverage precautions are important. Be careful in what you eat & drink to avoid health risks.
Diarrhea is the most common problem among foreign travellers. Travellers Diarrhoea (TD) is caused by a number of bacteria, viruses of parasites, transmitted by contaminated food of water. Food & water precautions are essential.
HAV or the symptomatic Hepatities A virus is the most frequently occurring infection in travellers and may be prevented by immunization.
Contaminated food & drinks the major cause of Hepatits, so one should be careful in what he should eat or drink Travellers age always at risk for HAV in areas with poor sanitation & hygiene.
Typhoid is generally spread via food & water contaminated with fecal matter from an infected human carrier. Typhoid is a bacterial infection of the digestive tract caused by salmonella typhi. It is often transmitted by person to person contact, especially through food handles.
Cholera is a bacterial infection that may cause severe diarrhoea, dehydration & even death.
Food & drink precautions & personal protective measures can avoid risk of cholera. Cholera vaccine is available but is not very effective and moreover side-effects of such vaccines are common.