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Dr. Robert Winters is an Infectious Diseases specialist and has been board certified in this specialty since 1992.



Minimizing Health Risk With International Travel

International travel requires awareness of the many risks inherent in visiting foreign countries. Many risks are unavoidable, including issues related to weather, transportation, security, and health. For those truly `unavoidable’ risks, I subscribe to the “Prepare For the Unexpected” theory as best as one can, then let your adventure unfold.

As a physician, I am always in favor of minimizing risk by preventing those medical problems that have recognized prevention strategies. As an infection specialist, I strongly support the use of vaccines; I believe the data is convincing that routine ch...

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