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Going to the Olympic Games in Brazil?
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    Zika virus is spreading in Brazil. Because Zika infection during pregnancy causes serious birth defects, pregnant women should not go to Brazil. For more information, visit www.cdc.gov/zika. REMEMBER THE 5 PRINCIPLES OF TRAVEL HEALTH Personal Safety • Try not to travel at night, and travel with a companion. • Don’t wear expensive clothes or jewelry. • Don’t drink too much alcohol, and don’t use drugs. Prevent Mosquito and Other Bug Bites • Use insect repellent on exposed skin. • Wear long pants and long-sleeved shirts. • Stay in air conditioned or screened-in rooms. • Use bed nets while sleeping if your room doesn’t have screens or air conditioning. Get Recommended Vaccines • All routine vaccines (including a flu shot) • Hepatitis A • Hepatitis B (for high-risk travelers) • Typhoid Food Safety • Eat food that is cooked and served hot. • Eat raw fruits and vegetables only if they can be peeled or washed in clean water. • Don’t drink tap water, drinks with ice, or drinks diluted with tap water. • Download our app “Can I Eat This?” Road Safety • Avoid overcrowded, overweight, or topheavy buses or vans. • Ride only in marked taxis that have seatbelts. • Know local traffic laws before you get behind the wheel. For more information visit www.cdc.gov/travel or call 800-CDC-INFO CS265088-C http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/files/rio-olympics-infographic.pdf
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