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Travelling this month

Toronto, Canada
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Travelling this month

Hello all,

Me and my husband are travelling with our one and a half year old daugter on aug 22. I have heard there are some viruses ongoing in bogota.. includind zika virus, measles and malaria.. is it true?? I am so scared as i have baby with me that are most affected to the viruses . i have my stay for 10 days for some office issues to solve. Please help

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1. Re: Travelling this month

I understand your fear but truth is in Bogotá, being a city far from rainforests areas, is pretty safe. Of course there is a chance to meet people from those places but you know what is said about life: is a fatal disease of sexual transmission.

If you want to take a chance and knowing more about urban biodiversity, magical marketplaces and exotic fruits, just let me know.

Waikiki, Hawaii
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2. Re: Travelling this month

Unlike the rest of Colombia, Bogota is 8000 feet above sea level, there are no mosquitoes here. You won't catch any viruses spread by mosquitoes.

Broadford, Australia
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3. Re: Travelling this month

You can vaccinate your child against measles, mumps and rubella. This is usually done when they are between 12 and 15 months of age. Then there is a second booster




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