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China: Consular Travel Warning Jan 29th, 2020

Due to 2019 novel coronavirus, U.S. (DOS) advises avoiding travel to Hubei Province in China, and reconsidering travel (or avoiding nonessential travel) to the rest of the country.  Symptoms: For confirmed 2019-nCoV infections, reported illnesses have ranged from infected people with little to no symptoms to people being severely ill...

Paid Study for Travelers to Africa and Asia: Preventing Travelers’ Diarrhea with Pepto Bismol Jan 14th, 2020

We are now enrolling patients traveling to Asia and Africa in a paid study where they will receive a $300 gift card! Participants will take ethier Pepto Bismol or a placebo during their trip and report on symptoms of travelers' diarrhea through a questionnaire. As international travel expands, travelers are...