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Welcome to destination health your guide to wellness whether it's a romantic getaway to the Greek -- or a family adventure to Peru.
Here's how to stay healthy while you're abroad and use an insect repellent -- more than 30% -- To protect yourself against bug bites and decrease your risk of getting a mosquito borne disease.
Wear long sleeves and pants when you're outside at night.
If there's a risk of malaria where -- headed start taking prescribed malaria medication before you leave during the trip and four weeks after you return home.
Watch what you eat avoid eating foods from street vendors on pasteurized dairy products and raw seafood and always peel fruits yourself.
The same goes for water usually drink bottle or boil water and certain foreign countries.
Cuba -- water by this thing to use when you brush your teeth.
And don't forget about -- avoid using it in your groups.
It may be attempted but don't swim in freshwater lakes and streams.
Which could carry diseases this is particularly important in developing areas instead stick to chlorinated pools.
Helping you navigate your way to better health I'm Dr.
Manny Fox News.
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