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It comes down to what you want: the minimum requirement, or everything, to be as safe as possible Let's say the minimum. Many clinics and travel vaccination centers exist to make money (as do some hospitals, to be fair). As a result, it's arguably a conflict - you're asking what the minimum safeguard is, and they're telling you 'well it's really best to ...


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Ebola Guidance for Airlines from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: CDC requests airline crews to ask sick travelers if they were in Guinea, Liberia, or Sierra Leone in the last 21 days. If YES, AND they have any of these Ebola symptoms—fever, severe headache, muscle pain, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain, or unexplained bruising or ...


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To my knowledge, there has never been any Ebola patient in Morocco, ever. Royal Air Maroc serves many destinations in Africa, including Conakry from its hub in Casablanca so it stands to reason that, along with Paris and Brussels, it is slightly more exposed than any random place on earth but at this point this risk is vanishingly small and nothing to worry ...


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How dangerous? Well 0 cases have happened on said ferries so far, although some have reached the European mainland. So it's statistically 'possible' but very unlikely. Remember, you're not going to get it by just walking past an infected person. You have to share bodily fluids, or get their blood into your mouth/wounds/other open areas. It's NOT ...


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If you politely say you don't want to drink it, and then stick to your word without getting irate, then if your host isn't an a**hole then they will be fine with it and others also might decide not to drink with you. However, if its a first meeting and its a hospitality thing, then it can be more difficult. You can either be honest and say you don't want to ...


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Low and central. The center (midships) is least affected by pitching (boat rotating up and down when moving into/with waves), and low floors are least affected by rolling (boat rotating side to side when the waves comes in from the side). Homework reading: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ship_motions


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I will note up front that I'm not a medical professional so I can only offer what I'd consider common sense tips that my wife and I used while we were expecting: How likely are you to get illnesses that might be a cause for concern? Gastroenteritis, for example, is nasty at the best of times but can be more of an issues while pregnant. How confident are ...


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The short version is that you are not responsible for your relatives' debts. If your parents come to the US and incur massive medical bills, the hospital/insurance company can try to claim the back from the parents, but not you. And if your parents have no assets in the United States, it will generally be difficult to impossible to enforce payment of those ...


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The short answer is no. The long answer is here: http://www.adviceguide.org.uk/wales/healthcare_w/healthcare_help_with_health_costs_e/nhs_charges_for_people_from_abroad.htm With the following being the most salient bits: Your entitlement to free NHS treatment depends on the length and purpose of your residence in the UK, not your nationality. and ...


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I doubt it will go bad. However, there might be other issues: Most countries have import restrictions for food due to diseases. Technically, Turkey does not allow the import of meat, although I understand that they're quite flexible with that. As a predominantly Muslim country, Bacon might raise some eyebrows in Turkey.


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Freeze it, and put some dry ice in the container. The dry ice will keep it cold a lot longer than just insulation. Dry ice is usually ok on flights, but you do have to package it properly and tell the airline how many kilograms. The package basically has to allow the gas to vent - a styrofoam box not fully taped closed will be fine. And the weight is ...


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I have flown from the USA back to Asia with cured meat products (southern hog jowls) without issue. I freeze them before I go, then wrap with some insulating materials. It survives some 24 hours of traveling without a problem. Usually at intermediate airports there is no health inspection, so there shouldn't be a problem in Italy (unless you have separate ...


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The nasty side effects are more likely from mefloquine than from atovaquone/proguanil or doxycycline. Given "trekking" you should definitely take prophylaxis - and be sure to start the course before you arrive in Myanmar. I (no doctor!) would advise against mefloquine, though that is cheaper. The side effects can be nasty (in my case vision quite badly ...



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