Summer vacation is upon us and many Americans will be traveling domestically and internationally.
Travel can unfortunately also be linked to infectious diseases.
My guest today warns the public of five infectious diseases to keep an eye on during summer travel.
Joining me on the show is Luis Ostrosky, MD. Dr. Ostrosky is a professor of medicine and epidemiology and chief of infectious diseases at UTHealth Houston.
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