Natural dangers in Argentina
Immunization against tetanus and hepatitis is recommended. Occasionally in the northeastern regions, epidemic outbreaks of yellow fever are recorded. In rural areas there are cases of infection of cholera, typhoid and tropical fever, but cases of these rare. The risk of infection with malaria, exclusively in a soft form (VIVAX) low and possible only in the Salta area, Juzhuya, Misiones and Corrientes. There are cases of rabies, hepatitis and infection with intestinal parasites.
All water should be regarded as potentially polluted, tap water is usually safe. Water used for drinking, cleaning teeth or cooking, should be boiled. Milk pasteurized and safe for drinking even in an unpasteurized form everywhere, but still it is recommended pasteurization. Meat and fish must be subject to mandatory heat treatment. Pork, salad and sauces can be sources of increased risk, although they are considered safe to health. Vegetables should be thoroughly washed, and fruits and fruits – pre-washed and preferably – cleaned from the peel.
You can swim in the ocean only in strictly reserved places. Local underdeveloped shores are mostly located in open areas where coastal flows are strong. Rocky shores usually have a big bottom slope. Sea flora and fauna are usually completely safe for a person, in the Nordic Rivers there are many parasites and enough dangerous inhabitants. In Pampa, a huge number of rodents, but local authorities are tightly monitoring the number of these disseminandors of diseases and inform in the media about cases of infection or occurrence of epizooty in a particular area.