Patients can bring home more than souvenirs.
Illnesses from travel are common. Many are mild, but some can be very serious. Asking about travel is an important part of evaluating patients with infectious diseases. Read our Travel Associated Illness article below for more information, or visit the CDC's Travelers' Health Page.
For information on Zika, MERS-CoV, West Nile virus, and more, you can also visit our Disease Information for Providers page.