Travelers with attention! Listen Mom! Sure, she bakes apple pie. But, it also has good tips for keeping international travelers safe abroad. So much of travel safety and preventative medicine is good old-fashioned sense. Here are some tips to prevent the disease and avoid spreading the disease to others.
There are a few simple steps that can minimize the risk of getting sick abroad. Most of these words of medical wisdom are familiar to mothers and grandmothers all over the country. Although these & # 39; experts & # 39; medical never went to medical school, the following tips are good medicine, not & # 39; stories for older women & # 39 ;.
Wash your hands often using soap and water. Use alcohol-based sanitizers if soap and water are not available. If you have the misfortune of being sick, then cover your cough! Cough or sneeze on your sleeve, not your hands. Can you understand why? The tissues used should be disposed of immediately and not stored as travel memory. If a traveling companion or acquaintance seems ill, then keep your distance. If you think you have a & # 39; error & # 39; then keep it away from others. If you have a fever, consider enjoying yourself alone in your hotel room to protect others from getting sick.
Although I am a practicing physician, I cannot improve on & # 39; Dr. Mom's advice. Common sense abroad is your biggest security strategy. This tool will not only minimize your risk of contracting and spreading disease, but it will also keep you safe on the road and on the road. So far, there is no travel vaccine against & # 39; bad judgment & # 39; so travelers will have to stay vigilant and accountable. If you find yourself in a dicey situation, then just consider, WWMD? Asking yourself, What would your mom do, would show you a path to safer land.
All of us wish you a safe journey. We encourage you to consult a trained physician in your area before the trip to give you travel safety tips and any necessary travel vaccinations. Your mother would like you to do that.