Animal bites and scratches can lead to serious diseases such as rabies.
Follow these tips to protect yourself:
•    Do not touch or feed any animals you do not know.
•    Do not allow animals to lick open wounds, and do not get animal saliva in your eyes or mouth.
•    Avoid rodents and their urine and feces.
•    Traveling pets should be supervised closely and not allowed to come in contact with local animals.
•    If you wake in a room with a bat, seek medical care immediately. Bat bites may be hard to see.
All animals can pose a threat, but be extra careful around dogs, bats, monkeys, sea animals such as jellyfish, and snakes. If you are bitten or scratched by an animal, immediately:
•    Wash the wound with soap and clean water.
•    Go to a doctor right away.
•    Tell your doctor about your injury when you get back.
Consider buying medical evacuation insurance. Rabies is a deadly disease that must be treated quickly, and treatment may not be available in some countries.


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