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They come the holidays, will come the Olympics and probably many Argentines traveling to Europe. So last week, the Ministry of Tourism's Office with the Ministry of Health requested that those traveling to London to be vaccinated against measles.
"Because measles virus is circulating intensively in Europe and elsewhere, ask people who are traveling to these destinations, they are vaccinated to prevent the occurrence of this virus introduction in Argentina" said Minister of Health of the Nation, Juan Manzur and added: "International travel often facilitate the transmission of disease from one country to another, producing a change in existing epidemiological scenario."
Is that since 2000, Argentina recorded no indigenous circulation of this virus. Measles is a contagious viral disease that is transmitted by air (from respiratory secretions of infected people talking, coughing or sneezing).
Who are immune to the disease?
Those who have the complete vaccination per year of life, age 50, people aged 5 to 50 years who received at least two doses of the vaccine and those who prove to have been vaccinated against measles and rubella during some of national campaigns.Article resource by :visual impact muscle building workout
"Those who do not meet these requirements are recommended to receive at least one dose of MMR vaccine or twice," they write in the official statement.
At the site of Stamboulian institute, which has a department dedicated to Travel Medicine, also include these recommendations.
As part of the organization of a trip, whatever the destination, should be considered preventive health issues, including addressing the need to hire a travel assistance service that takes any eventuality while traveling and avoid extremely expensive costs, difficult to face abroad.
It is known that there are destinations that require, for example, present the certificate of vaccination against yellow fever before entering. For others it is essential to take preventive measures against malaria. A complete immunization schedule also helps.
Overall, in Stamboulian recommended before traveling, consult a travel medicine specialist, who will suggest measures to be taken into account depending on the traveler's health status, vaccination history, destination, length of stay and type of trip to make. Not the same travel to a capital city for a business trip or conference, to go into the middle of the jungle for three weeks.Twitter
At the same time, "was advised to have a dental checkup" for long trips, "if you have special health conditions, diabetic or allergic to certain medicamenteos-in possession of identification that says these features," and "risk destinations disease transmission by mosquitoes, use repellents and comply with recommendations for malaria prevention, "among other tips.
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