Sometimes the most unsafe places to visit.
When it comes to planning your next trip, traveling to a dangerous place is likely not high on your list of must-dos. However, sometimes the most unsuspecting locations are unsafe for visitors. It is important to read up on your desired destination before embarking on your journey. Checking with the U.S. Department of State Travel Advisory is always a good way to check up on the status of your destination. One unsuspecting place that has recently been listed as an unsafe is India. This Asian nation is both a wonder and a risk to visit.
Here is what you need to know before visiting India.
Currently, India ranks as a Level Two, exercise increased caution, on the U.S. Department of State’s Travel Advisory. According to John Gobbels vice president and chief operating officer for Medjet, an international emergency service, India’s greatest risk is medical safety. The current state of the nation includes risks such as typhoid, air pollution, and food and waterborne infections. Other extreme situations include the presence of the life-threatening Nipah virus.
If you are planning a visit to India in the near future, you should most certainly pay a visit to your doctor first. It helps to know about your trip far in advance so that you can take the steps to get the necessary vaccinations. Hepatitis A, Typhoid, Yellow Fever, and Tetanus are all important vaccinations to have before your international trip.
Of course, you can still visit India and enjoy all of its wonders, from the Taj Mahal to the bustling streets of Delhi. India is still an incredible nation to explore. Just be sure to plan and prepare enough so that you can stay healthy throughout your travels.
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