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Travelers should also be aware of diseases they would normally not encounter as well.
East African Trypanosomiasis (Sleeping sickness) is carried by the tse-tse fly, which is endemic to the northern safari circuit of Tanzania. The disease itself is very rare but present. Travelers are advised to use normal precautions to avoid insect bites. Prompt diagnosis and treatment are essential if there is an infection. If symptoms appear, even months later, health care practitioners should be told of the visit to East Africa and the possibility of exposure. See the following CDC link for African sleeping sickness for more information. Read more…
Preparation is essential when your health is concerned. Be sure to pack all necessary prescription drugs with you, and visit a Passport Health Clinic to receive the needed vaccinations to keep you healthy in Tanzania.
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