You Drank the Water...Now What?

September 09, 2010
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This tip on safe and savvy travel is brought to you by the experts at MedjetAssist.

Traveler's Diarrhea (TD) the most common illness affecting travelers. In fact, each year between 20%-50% of international travelers, an estimated 10 million persons, develop diarrhea. So what can we do to prevent TD? Using a common sense approach with regard to eating and drinking is paramount.

  • Avoid eating foods or drinking beverages purchased from street vendors or other questionable establishments.
  • Avoid any raw or undercooked meats or seafood.
  • Avoid any raw fruit that you don't peel yourself.
  • Frequent hand washing or utilizing a 60% alcohol based hand sanitizer is also recommended.

Travel safe, travel smart and always carry your Medjet Card! What are your best tips for safe travel?