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Altitude sickness

Altitude sickness occurs when you cannot get enough oxygen from the air at high altitudes. This causes symptoms such as a headache and not feeling...

Diarrhea, traveler's

Traveler's diarrhea is a common medical problem for people traveling from developed, industrialized countries to developing areas of the world....

Japanese encephalitis

There are seventeen spieces of birds that are the known carriers of and transmit West Nile Encephalitis (WNE) to humans via the Culex, Aedes and...

Malaria

A parasite causes malaria; a bite from an infected Anopheles mosquito passes the parasite to humans. After the parasites enter the body by a mosquito bite, they disappear from the circulating blood within an hour and gather in the liver. After several days, infected red blood cells (RBCs) emerge from the liver and infect other RBCs.

Typhoid

Typhoid fever is a bacterial infection that is rare in the United States. However, it is not rare in many other countries. Major symptoms may...