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Medical Emergencies

The Consular Section maintains a list of local hospitals and doctors to assist American citizens who require medical attention. The Consular Section takes no responsibility for the professional ability or integrity of the persons or firms listed. The list is available here (PDF 432 KB).

Information on vaccinations and other health precautions, such as safe food and water precautions and insect bite protection, may be obtained from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's hotline for international travelers at 1-877-FYI-TRIP (1-877-394-8747); fax 1-888-CDC-FAXX (1-888-232-3299), or via CDC's Internet site

For information about outbreaks of infectious diseases abroad, consult the website of the World Health Organization (WHO), or consult the WHO's additional information for international travel and health

For more information about Avian Influenza please click here.

Additional health related information is available in the State Department's Country Specific Information

The following information on Air Ambulance Services is also available:

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