Cdc International Travel

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1. I am planning to visit bora bora.
2. What do you think was the best resource provided on the CDC website?
Preparing for international travel is the perfect way to ensure you are up to date on all of your vaccines, as well as vaccines you might need to travel. The CDC website is a great resource for that. Many people don't bother to research what vaccines are needed when they decide to travel. However, CDC should be a requirement when purchasing a travel ticket. All of the CDC recourses offer great information that can help prevent the spread of diseases and/or death. We all want to enjoy a vacation safely and CDC is the best way to prevent some health problems during or after the vacation.
3. Most travelers get vaccines such as Hepatitis A and Typhoid because there is a risk of certain diseases in the country they are visiting. I plan to visit Bora Bora to enjoy a babymoon vacation. Since I will be pregnant, I would have to talk to my doctor about whether I should get these vaccines. Yellow fever is another
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Task 1: Be aware of the current health issues in French Polynesia. On the CDC website, it states that as of July 6, 2015 the (PacNet) reported local transmission of chikungunya in several islands in the central and south Pacific Ocean. This means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with chikungunya. There is currently no vaccine or medicine to prevent chikungunya. The only way to prevent chikungunya is to prevent mosquito bites.
Task 2: Vaccines cannot protect me from many diseases in French Polynesia, so my behaviors are important. Unclean food and water can cause travelers' diarrhea and other diseases, reduce risk by sticking to safe food and water habits. Pregnant women should not take Pepto-Bismol or Kaopectate to treat diarrhea. Imodium can be used when necessary, but drinking a lot of fluids is usually the best way to deal with diarrhea.
Task 3: I am planning on taking a cruise ship while visiting Bora Bora. Pregnant woman
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