Health Tips for Traveling to Beijing - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

6/30/08

Health Tips for Traveling to Beijing

If you are planning the long trip to Beijing for the Olympics, don't forget to make sure your vaccines are up to date.  

The CDC says tropical diseases are not the most common health problem tourists see over there dog bites, respiratory infections, skin problems, and diarrhea top the list of ailments reported by travelers to china.  

Researchers say you should always make sure you are up to date on your vaccines before you travel abroad. They also urge travelers to make sure that anything they eat is thoroughly rinsed and cooked and avoid all animals.

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