Families traveling abroad this summer should check with doctor first

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Planning a trip abroad for the summer? It’s important to check with your doctor to find out what precautions, such as vaccines or medications, can help protect your family, explains Stephen Aronoff, a pediatrics professor at Temple. “Here’s why. While virtually nonexistent in the United States, measles, a vaccine preventable disease, is still common in many parts of the world, including Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Pacific,” he said.