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International Travel and Health: Vaccination Requirements and Health Advice

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World Health Organization. 87 pages. World Health Organization; , Geneva: , 1989.. $11.20 (paperback).

Ann Intern Med. 1989;110(9):755. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-110-9-755_3
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The Kaplans' book is a digest for laymen of dietary risk factors, how to eat prudently, and the health problems of the air traveller, with lists of hotels and their health-related facilities and restaurants identified by price and type of cuisine. How "ozone" and "altitude sickness" relate to the concerns of the gourmet is not clear, and terrorist bombs as a potential hazard for those who relish good eating are not covered. This paperback is likely to be of more interest to the spouse than the spouse-physician. The WHO guide, on the other hand, is a detailed and specific summary



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