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Are there certain bacterial infections that are prevalent in different parts of the world?

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Brian Fishman
Emergency Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Certain bacterial, viral, and fungal infections are more prevalent in different parts of the world.
If you plan to travel, you should consult with your physician about your destination and check that all of your vaccines are up to date. The hepatitis a vaccine is commonly given to travelers because the hepatitis a virus is food-borne and easily spread at restaurants.

In brief: Yes

Certain bacterial, viral, and fungal infections are more prevalent in different parts of the world.
If you plan to travel, you should consult with your physician about your destination and check that all of your vaccines are up to date. The hepatitis a vaccine is commonly given to travelers because the hepatitis a virus is food-borne and easily spread at restaurants.
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Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
Neurology

In brief: Certainly

Geography does matter think of malaria!

In brief: Certainly

Geography does matter think of malaria!
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Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
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