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(AsiaOne)   If you're going to Brazil to see the World Cup, make sure all your vaccinations are up to date because you're going to run into some funky viruses   (yourhealth.asiaone.com) divider line 59
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2014-06-03 07:47:57 AM
24.media.tumblr.com
 
2014-06-03 07:53:48 AM
Cysticercosis is getting tapeworms in your brain from eating food that has been tainted by human feces.

You say, what are all those little spots?

upload.wikimedia.org

Parasites.


Have fun in Brazil.
 
2014-06-03 09:36:46 AM
And that's even without sleeping with a Brazilian trannies.
 
2014-06-03 11:09:27 AM

Diogenes: And that's even without sleeping with a Brazilian trannies.


What's Portuguese for, "Keep the fark away from me, you diseased whore."?
 
2014-06-03 11:22:46 AM
more fear mongering.

the U.S. is a salad bowl of folks from all over the world.

doctors need more money.  give them your money.
 
2014-06-03 11:23:20 AM

gopher321: Diogenes: And that's even without sleeping with a Brazilian trannies.

What's Portuguese for, "Keep the fark away from me, you diseased whore."?


It's not necessary. The hookers are taking ESL classes just for the World Cup.
 
2014-06-03 11:24:51 AM
And check your shoes for Brazilian wandering spiders....yikes.
 
2014-06-03 11:25:11 AM
Are they also retroviruses?
25.media.tumblr.com

// it's a fun design by R. Crumb, who was friends with Harvey Pekar
// seriously though, touch one and you're dead
 
2014-06-03 11:25:18 AM

gopher321: Diogenes: And that's even without sleeping with a Brazilian trannies.

What's Portuguese for, "Keep the fark away from me, you diseased whore."?


Cristiano Ronaldo
 
2014-06-03 11:25:26 AM

Because People in power are Stupid: Cysticercosis is getting tapeworms in your brain from eating food that has been tainted by human feces.

You say, what are all those little spots?

[upload.wikimedia.org image 220x248]

Parasites.


Have fun in Brazil.



reminds me of the clown in Houston texas back in the 90's who sh*t in the chili pot in an upscale restaurant.  many got sick.  he was a disgruntled employee who, i guess, got tired of the sh*t he was dealing with from his boss and pig headed diners.
 
2014-06-03 11:25:53 AM

Linux_Yes: more fear mongering.

the U.S. is a salad bowl of folks from all over the world.

doctors need more money.  give them your money.


No.
Its a legit concern.  Dengue Fever.  Chickungunya.  Those are two for which their actually aren't vaccinations.  Then you have yellow fever, typhoid, malaria etc. and the health concerns are real.  But its not anything new, per se.  Prudent travelers have ALWAYS been aware of various health risks/threats to which they are not accustomed before going to exotic locales.
 
2014-06-03 11:25:55 AM

Linux_Yes: more fear mongering.

the U.S. is a salad bowl of folks from all over the world.

doctors need more money.  give them your money.


Are you an anti-vaccine person?
 
2014-06-03 11:26:51 AM
Because the world cup needs more autistics running around
 
2014-06-03 11:32:49 AM

zarker: Because the world cup needs more autistics running around


Lulz.
 
2014-06-03 11:38:50 AM
Should have written this article months ago as the WC starts in 10 or 11 days and you need 3-4 weeks for all the vaccinations.
 
2014-06-03 11:39:23 AM
Also, the event is strictly "BOB": bring your own bodyguards
 
2014-06-03 11:40:38 AM
The World Cup is being held in a slide carousel?
 
2014-06-03 11:40:51 AM
Those 'kissing bugs' sound sooooooo cute
 
2014-06-03 11:42:12 AM

Masta Beta: Should have written this article months ago as the WC starts in 10 or 11 days and you need 3-4 weeks for all the vaccinations.


Yeah, no doubt.
"Hey everybody...plan on seeing your doctor for vaccinations 4-6 weeks before going to the World Cup that starts in 10 days! Good luck! Have fun!"
 
2014-06-03 11:43:28 AM
Just got my Yellow Fever vaccine this weekend. Plan to get Typhoid vaccine this week, though seems like typhoid can be avoided by eating and drinking carefully. Headed to Brazil in about a week.

/have tickets for 4 WC matches
 
2014-06-03 11:43:38 AM
Its like going to a zoo. You will be dealing with lots of animals. better be prepared.
 
2014-06-03 11:48:32 AM
Are teh facilities even ready yet?
 
2014-06-03 11:54:08 AM

LemSkroob: Its like going to a zoo. You will be dealing with lots of animals. better be prepared.


Yup.  Thats another aspect.  Sure, you are immersed in all of the diseases endemic to the immediate geographic area.  You are forgetting the many thousands of people who are coming from other countries who are bringing with them all of THEIR germs.  People are wonderful disease carriers.  Whenever going where lots of them are, be farking smart about what you do.
 
2014-06-03 11:56:07 AM

ameeriklane: Just got my Yellow Fever vaccine this weekend. Plan to get Typhoid vaccine this week, though seems like typhoid can be avoided by eating and drinking carefully. Headed to Brazil in about a week.

/have tickets for 4 WC matches


here:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2626504/Dont-scream-just-han d- valuables-Brazilian-polices-security-advice-World-Cup-fans-admit-count ry-robbery-problem.html
 
2014-06-03 12:06:10 PM
On a topical note, do not get the vacs for yellow fever and typhoid on the same day. If you have never had them before and don't know for sure how badly they will effect you if at all. Some people DO NOT handle them well. Has nothing to do with allergies, some people just get really really sick from those 2. I being one of those people, takes me about 24 hours to get over one and 72 hours if I get em both at once.
 
2014-06-03 12:13:52 PM
For those of you not going, your buddies can bring back a few souvenirs duty free. Luckily FOX News will be there to tell you when to PANIC.
 
2014-06-03 12:18:56 PM

Linux_Yes: Because People in power are Stupid: Cysticercosis is getting tapeworms in your brain from eating food that has been tainted by human feces.

You say, what are all those little spots?

[upload.wikimedia.org image 220x248]

Parasites.


Have fun in Brazil.


reminds me of the clown in Houston texas back in the 90's who sh*t in the chili pot in an upscale restaurant.  many got sick.  he was a disgruntled employee who, i guess, got tired of the sh*t he was dealing with from his boss and pig headed diners.


When did he shiat in it?

Because boiling it, as I imagine is how you prepare chili, would make it safe.

That's why you always want to boil water once you're out of Northern Europe.
 
2014-06-03 12:24:22 PM
Wear a condom at all times. Even if you don't plan to hook up.
 
2014-06-03 12:37:28 PM
Uh huh... before I left for Malaysia in 2010 the nurse at the travel clinic made it sound like it'd be 50/50 for me to make it back alive and I was inoculated against everything under the sun.  When I got there I found a clean, healthy country.  I told them about the vaccines and they said some of the diseases didn't exist in Malaysia.  Since then I have been to Cambodia, Thailand, Brazil, and Mexico where I drank the water, used ice, ate fruit, etc. and have never had the slightest problem.
 
2014-06-03 01:00:08 PM
Every sentence it's own paragraph? 6 'paragraphs' before i even get to see a disease name.  Split into two pages? Never again AsiaOne, never again.
 
2014-06-03 01:03:49 PM
www.quickmeme.com
 
2014-06-03 01:14:05 PM

jmayson: Uh huh... before I left for Malaysia in 2010 the nurse at the travel clinic made it sound like it'd be 50/50 for me to make it back alive and I was inoculated against everything under the sun.  When I got there I found a clean, healthy country.  I told them about the vaccines and they said some of the diseases didn't exist in Malaysia.  Since then I have been to Cambodia, Thailand, Brazil, and Mexico where I drank the water, used ice, ate fruit, etc. and have never had the slightest problem.


It always depends on what you'll be doing in the country. Not leaving a resort or the upscale areas of a modern city? You should maybe have an MMR if you're due, even of it's just for the jammed in a metal tube portion. Hiking in the jungle or visiting a bunch of rural villages? Maybe you should get a few more jabs for local illnesses. Crowded into a stadium with travelers from all over the world? Forget the endemic stuff, check that you've got the big person-to-person stuff covered.
 
2014-06-03 01:22:30 PM

Skirl Hutsenreiter: jmayson: Uh huh... before I left for Malaysia in 2010 the nurse at the travel clinic made it sound like it'd be 50/50 for me to make it back alive and I was inoculated against everything under the sun.  When I got there I found a clean, healthy country.  I told them about the vaccines and they said some of the diseases didn't exist in Malaysia.  Since then I have been to Cambodia, Thailand, Brazil, and Mexico where I drank the water, used ice, ate fruit, etc. and have never had the slightest problem.

It always depends on what you'll be doing in the country. Not leaving a resort or the upscale areas of a modern city? You should maybe have an MMR if you're due, even of it's just for the jammed in a metal tube portion. Hiking in the jungle or visiting a bunch of rural villages? Maybe you should get a few more jabs for local illnesses. Crowded into a stadium with travelers from all over the world? Forget the endemic stuff, check that you've got the big person-to-person stuff covered.


I, literally, ran through jungles in Malaysia and Thailand.

I even survived the restaurant in Thailand that used a layer of dead cockroaches to cover their filthy kitchen floor.
 
2014-06-03 01:23:10 PM

spawn73: Linux_Yes: Because People in power are Stupid: Cysticercosis is getting tapeworms in your brain from eating food that has been tainted by human feces.

You say, what are all those little spots?

[upload.wikimedia.org image 220x248]

Parasites.


Have fun in Brazil.


reminds me of the clown in Houston texas back in the 90's who sh*t in the chili pot in an upscale restaurant.  many got sick.  he was a disgruntled employee who, i guess, got tired of the sh*t he was dealing with from his boss and pig headed diners.

When did he shiat in it?

Because boiling it, as I imagine is how you prepare chili, would make it safe.

That's why you always want to boil water once you're out of Northern Europe.



i don't know. you'd have to ask him. true, if heated up enough, it would kill the bacteria,etc.  my guess is that he probably knew that, so he dumped in it after it was cooked.  there are some sick puppies in the world.    i've always heard the phrase, especially on a boat: never piss off the chef.   it must be true.
 
2014-06-03 01:24:43 PM

jmayson: Skirl Hutsenreiter: jmayson: Uh huh... before I left for Malaysia in 2010 the nurse at the travel clinic made it sound like it'd be 50/50 for me to make it back alive and I was inoculated against everything under the sun.  When I got there I found a clean, healthy country.  I told them about the vaccines and they said some of the diseases didn't exist in Malaysia.  Since then I have been to Cambodia, Thailand, Brazil, and Mexico where I drank the water, used ice, ate fruit, etc. and have never had the slightest problem.

It always depends on what you'll be doing in the country. Not leaving a resort or the upscale areas of a modern city? You should maybe have an MMR if you're due, even of it's just for the jammed in a metal tube portion. Hiking in the jungle or visiting a bunch of rural villages? Maybe you should get a few more jabs for local illnesses. Crowded into a stadium with travelers from all over the world? Forget the endemic stuff, check that you've got the big person-to-person stuff covered.

I, literally, ran through jungles in Malaysia and Thailand.

I even survived the restaurant in Thailand that used a layer of dead cockroaches to cover their filthy kitchen floor.



yea, you can get some wicked explosive sh*ts in other parts of the world your system isn't used to.
 
2014-06-03 01:26:45 PM

LemSkroob: Its like going to a zoo. You will be dealing with lots of animals. better be prepared.



yea, the worst zoo is wall street.  those animals are wicked smart and know how to f*ck your ass good.
 
2014-06-03 01:29:17 PM

jmayson: Uh huh... before I left for Malaysia in 2010 the nurse at the travel clinic made it sound like it'd be 50/50 for me to make it back alive and I was inoculated against everything under the sun.  When I got there I found a clean, healthy country.  I told them about the vaccines and they said some of the diseases didn't exist in Malaysia.  Since then I have been to Cambodia, Thailand, Brazil, and Mexico where I drank the water, used ice, ate fruit, etc. and have never had the slightest problem.



you just found further proof that 'muricans are largely brainwashed-by-their-crony-capitalist-owners, dumb f*cks.
 
2014-06-03 01:31:13 PM

The Voice of Doom: Also, the event is strictly "BOB": bring your own bodyguards



yea, we never see violence in 'murica. you're safe here.
 
2014-06-03 01:33:08 PM

Because People in power are Stupid: Cysticercosis is getting tapeworms in your brain from eating food that has been tainted by human feces.

You say, what are all those little spots?

[upload.wikimedia.org image 220x248]

Parasites.


Have fun in Brazil.



so THAT is to explain the collective Stupidity in 'murica.  i wondered for the longest time why so much BS goes on in this Nation.
 
2014-06-03 01:33:49 PM

Linux_Yes: jmayson: Uh huh... before I left for Malaysia in 2010 the nurse at the travel clinic made it sound like it'd be 50/50 for me to make it back alive and I was inoculated against everything under the sun.  When I got there I found a clean, healthy country.  I told them about the vaccines and they said some of the diseases didn't exist in Malaysia.  Since then I have been to Cambodia, Thailand, Brazil, and Mexico where I drank the water, used ice, ate fruit, etc. and have never had the slightest problem.


you just found further proof that 'muricans are largely brainwashed-by-their-crony-capitalist-owners, dumb f*cks.


I want to agree with you, but that would make me a dumb f*ck.  What to do, what to do?  :-)
 
2014-06-03 01:34:23 PM

gopher321: Diogenes: And that's even without sleeping with a Brazilian trannies.

What's Portuguese for, "Keep the fark away from me, you diseased whore."?



the disease is in your mind, 'murican.
 
2014-06-03 01:35:50 PM

jmayson: Linux_Yes: jmayson: Uh huh... before I left for Malaysia in 2010 the nurse at the travel clinic made it sound like it'd be 50/50 for me to make it back alive and I was inoculated against everything under the sun.  When I got there I found a clean, healthy country.  I told them about the vaccines and they said some of the diseases didn't exist in Malaysia.  Since then I have been to Cambodia, Thailand, Brazil, and Mexico where I drank the water, used ice, ate fruit, etc. and have never had the slightest problem.


you just found further proof that 'muricans are largely brainwashed-by-their-crony-capitalist-owners, dumb f*cks.

I want to agree with you, but that would make me a dumb f*ck.  What to do, what to do?  :-)



be the Ethnocentric you were brainwashed by your Crony Capitalist owner TV Masters brought you up to be.  Be all you can be!  Join the Army!
 
2014-06-03 01:36:37 PM
I put the over/under at 40 dead Americans for World Cup/Olympics combined.
 
2014-06-03 01:40:28 PM

Linux_Yes: jmayson: Linux_Yes: jmayson: Uh huh... before I left for Malaysia in 2010 the nurse at the travel clinic made it sound like it'd be 50/50 for me to make it back alive and I was inoculated against everything under the sun.  When I got there I found a clean, healthy country.  I told them about the vaccines and they said some of the diseases didn't exist in Malaysia.  Since then I have been to Cambodia, Thailand, Brazil, and Mexico where I drank the water, used ice, ate fruit, etc. and have never had the slightest problem.


you just found further proof that 'muricans are largely brainwashed-by-their-crony-capitalist-owners, dumb f*cks.

I want to agree with you, but that would make me a dumb f*ck.  What to do, what to do?  :-)


be the Ethnocentric you were brainwashed by your Crony Capitalist owner TV Masters brought you up to be.  Be all you can be!  Join the Army!



oops, my bad.  you have to be middle/lower/poor class to join the army and die to protect the upper classes sh*t and wealth.
 
2014-06-03 01:41:15 PM

airsupport: I put the over/under at 40 dead Americans for World Cup/Olympics combined.



this Nation kills that many in 5 minutes via poverty/drugs/crime.   a drop in the bucket.
 
2014-06-03 01:46:32 PM

Wicked Chinchilla: Linux_Yes: more fear mongering.

the U.S. is a salad bowl of folks from all over the world.

doctors need more money.  give them your money.

No.
Its a legit concern.  Dengue Fever.  Chickungunya.  Those are two for which their actually aren't vaccinations.  Then you have yellow fever, typhoid, malaria etc. and the health concerns are real.  But its not anything new, per se.  Prudent travelers have ALWAYS been aware of various health risks/threats to which they are not accustomed before going to exotic locales.



yea, i heard about dengue fever the whole time i spent the summer in malaysia.  people dropping like flies.  NOT.   Fear is very profitable.
 
2014-06-03 02:08:01 PM

jmayson: Skirl Hutsenreiter: jmayson: Uh huh... before I left for Malaysia in 2010 the nurse at the travel clinic made it sound like it'd be 50/50 for me to make it back alive and I was inoculated against everything under the sun.  When I got there I found a clean, healthy country.  I told them about the vaccines and they said some of the diseases didn't exist in Malaysia.  Since then I have been to Cambodia, Thailand, Brazil, and Mexico where I drank the water, used ice, ate fruit, etc. and have never had the slightest problem.

It always depends on what you'll be doing in the country. Not leaving a resort or the upscale areas of a modern city? You should maybe have an MMR if you're due, even of it's just for the jammed in a metal tube portion. Hiking in the jungle or visiting a bunch of rural villages? Maybe you should get a few more jabs for local illnesses. Crowded into a stadium with travelers from all over the world? Forget the endemic stuff, check that you've got the big person-to-person stuff covered.

I, literally, ran through jungles in Malaysia and Thailand.

I even survived the restaurant in Thailand that used a layer of dead cockroaches to cover their filthy kitchen floor.


And I've eaten at truck stops in bumfark India without one problem, but it was all hot (and wonderfully spicy). Still glad I had all my shots, and honestly, you might be telling a different story if you hadn't gotten yours that first trip.
 
2014-06-03 02:09:22 PM
I wonder if anyone was stricken with yellow fever back in 2002, when the World Cup was held in Asia.
 
2014-06-03 02:16:46 PM

Linux_Yes: airsupport: I put the over/under at 40 dead Americans for World Cup/Olympics combined.


this Nation kills that many in 5 minutes via poverty/drugs/crime.   a drop in the bucket.


Yes, but the whole nation isn't going to Brazil.  And if they are, nobody told me!


I'm just betting that 40 Americans die abroad for those specific events, due to Brazil's inability to provide structure, security and safety.
 
2014-06-03 02:49:04 PM

Linux_Yes: Because People in power are Stupid: Cysticercosis is getting tapeworms in your brain from eating food that has been tainted by human feces.

You say, what are all those little spots?

[upload.wikimedia.org image 220x248]

Parasites.


Have fun in Brazil.


so THAT is to explain the collective Stupidity in 'murica.  i wondered for the longest time why so much BS goes on in this Nation.


Actually, a sure sign of stupidity is someone who bastardizes the word America like you do.
 
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