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According to the World Health Organization and the CDC, the following are some of the most common health problems associated with travel to developing countries:
Traveler's diarrhea (by far the most common risk since it affects up to 80% of international travelers based on the destination)
Enterotoxic E. coli diarrhea
Acute febrile respiratory tract infections
Less common infections may also be a risk in certain areas. Some are related to sexual contact with an infected person:
Hepatitis (A, B, and C)
Animal bites with rabies
Typhoid and paratyphoid fever
Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)
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