Going abroad? Here are 10 diseases you need to watch out for

Story highlights

  • The growth of international travel puts us at risk of new infections
  • Disease such as hepatitis A, dengue and yellow fever have no treatments available
  • Travelers should get vaccinated, wear repellents, and avoid contaminated water
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(CNN)As globalization continues to grow and dominate our trade, economy and lifestyles, the associated ease of access to remote regions of the world is reflected in our travels.

Increasing numbers of destinations worldwide have opened their arms to international travelers, but as you venture on your own travels, whether for business or pleasure, which infectious diseases could you be exposed to?
    Dengue Fever
      Locations: Caribbean, Central and South America, Western Pacific Islands, North Australia, South and South-East Asia, West and Sub-Saharan Africa.
      Day biting Aedes aegypti mosquitoes are spreading dengue fever globally.