A St. John’s pharmacist is providing a number of tricks to forestall travel-related diseases for folks keen to flee these chilly winter temperatures.
Pharmacist and proprietor of Consumers Drug Mart places in St. John’s and CBS, Keith Bailey says frequent diseases for vacationers embody gastro-intestinal bugs along with the same old viruses making the rounds.
He says the chance components for publicity to issues to make you sick are lengthy.
That features swimming or bathing in contaminated water, consuming from a salad bar, consuming contemporary seafood and shellfish, and even the ice in your drink can all result in gastro-intestinal upset.
Bailey says in these circumstances, an oz. of prevention is price a pound of remedy and getting the suitable vaccines and having the precise medicines available could make the distinction between a sunny trip and one spent locked in your resort room.
He says pharmacists usually have a examine listing of issues to concentrate on and plan for earlier than you make your journey.