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Study Abroad: Travel Health

Study Abroad

Journals and articles

Risk, according to US Dept. of State


e-Books, in case you're already traveling.  These can all be used online.

Yellow Book cover 2014

CDC's Essential Electronic Resources for the Travel Medicine Practitioner

Risk, according to the CDC

"US citizens abroad are 10 times more likely to die as the result of an injury than from an infectious disease. . . .

Contributing to the injury toll while traveling are exposure to unfamiliar and perhaps risky environments, differences in language and communications, less stringent product safety and vehicle standards, unfamiliar rules and regulations, a carefree holiday or vacation spirit leading to more risk-taking behavior, and overreliance on travel and tour operators to protect one’s safety and security."