Infectious diseases to be noted when traveling abroad
There are many infectious diseases that are rarely found or are not well known in Japan and are at high risk of infection overseas. With the increase in overseas travelers, the number of people with infectious diseases overseas is increasing. Before traveling abroad, learn the correct knowledge of how to prevent infectious diseases and the status of outbreaks in each region in advance, and spend a safe and enjoyable time.
A video of a fun overseas trip to watch out for infectious diseases
Before leaving, get well and keep your resistance. In addition, it is very important to obtain information on the hygiene status of your destination, the status of infectious diseases, and medical institutions in advance. Please refer to the following website to check for infectious diseases to be aware of.
Dogs, monkeys, dentures (rats, etc.) and birds can have various pathogens such as rabies and bird flu.
Don't approach or touch animals unnecessarily.
There may be parasites on the waterside such as rivers, lakes and swamps.
Avoid walking barefoot or entering water in endemic areas.
The pathogen enters the body by touching the mouth, nose, eyes, etc. with a hand with a pathogen.
Let's wash our hands frequently. In particular, hand washing before meals and after toilets is important.
３．After returning home,…
We offer health consultations at airports and port quarantine stations. If you feel unwell at the time of entry, please consult us. Also, depending on the infectious disease, even if there is no problem when returning to Japan, you may become ill after a while. In that case, please contact the destination, stay period, contact with animals, etc. in advance, perform cough etiquette (wearing a mask, etc.) sufficiently, and consult a medical institution.