Upon getting a long weekend, everyone always wishes to travel and explore new places. Vacations are to get relief from the hectic schedule that has to be followed every day. As unknown places are traveled to, preparations should be taken for facing any obstacles that one may face, be it for health or natural issues. While exploring unknown areas, essential medicines should be kept around since it may be an issue to find pharmacies in unknown areas. Also, one should stay safe while they are on a trip. The main area is keeping in mind the mosquitoes.
One should always keep and guard themselves against mosquito bites. They always remain a concern for the travelers since they transmit infectious diseases which often becomes fatal. Viruses like the Zika virus are transmitted by mosquitoes. Japanese encephalitis (found in Asia) popular as the chikungunya, is a disease that migrated from Africa and Asia into the Caribbean in the year of 2013.
Symptoms Of The Disease
If someone infected by the Chikungunya disease, the victim will face the following symptoms:
1. Fever or yellow fever. The yellow fever is found in the sub-tropical parts of Africa and South America.
2. Joint Pain
If you are suffering from dengue, the following are the symptoms:
– Organ impairment
While packing the bags, one should remember to pack insect sprays as well. One should regularly apply it even during the day time. One should also wash the hands and use a sunscreen with a high SPF rating.