WHO - Water Diseases
The World Health Organization (WHO) claims waterborne gastrointestinal infections cause eighty percent of all disease worldwide, and kill more than 50,000 people every day, over 5,000 from diarrhea and cholera. As a traveler, if you believe you are the exception, you are not.
The WHO attributes 80% of all travel diseases to contaminated drinking water. Don’t let contaminated drinking water spoil your vacation (or worse). Avoid unfiltered tap water and ice cubes anytime the water quality is uncertain – even bottled water can be questionable, when available. According to WHO, almost half of all travelers suffer from some form of traveler's diarrhea (TD) while en-route. Of those afflicted, 90% of the cases are preventable if basic precautions are taken.
Having been raised, traveled and worked in the tropics, I learned Prevention, namely proper attention to sanitation, is the first line of defense.
What preventive measures are effective for Traveler's Diarrhea?
Travelers can minimize their risk for Traveler's Diarrhea by practicing the following effective preventive measures:
Rules of thumb for safe food and water
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The chart below shows the most common germs associated with Traveler's Diarrhea
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