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  • Overseas travellers have a 50 per cent chance of suffering from a travel-related illness.
  • The most common travel-related sickness is gastrointestinal infection, which is generally picked up from poorly prepared food and untreated water.
  • Have a medical check-up to make sure you are healthy before you travel and discuss vaccinations with your doctor.
  • Be prepared and aware of health issues when travelling.

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Reviewed on: 28-11-2018