The health risks on this page pertain to the following countries: Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Uzbekistan, Tadzhikistan and Turkmenistan.
|food and water||The likelihood of running up a food poisoning infection and hepatitis depends to a large extent on the standards of hygiene and sanitation. There is also a risk of contracting typhoid fever.|
|Insect-borne diseases||You can catch malaria in some regions. You can also catch diseases transmitted by tick bites, particularly in the northern regions.|
|Direct contact||Tuberculosis is widespread and outbreaks of diphtheria and polio are also sometimes reported.|
|Blood and sexual contact||You can catch sexually transmitted diseases here, including hepatitis B and HIV infections.|
|Animals||Rabies is endemic to the whole region, in both wild and domesticated animals.|
|Fresh surface water||There is a small and local risk of leptospirosis.|
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