Reducing the odds of getting sick on a trip

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New York Times

Americans traveling to less developed nations should pay special attention to the water, according to David Schlossberg, a professor of medicine at Temple who contributed to and edited the book Infections of Leisure. He recommends drinking only bottled water with a sealed cap, to make sure you’re not swallowing dressed-up tap water. “For all the advances in medicine, infectious disease remains the No. 1 killer on the planet,” he said.