Travel Sick, Africa

The allure of a safari through the Serengeti or a trek up Kilimanjaro may inspire you to strike out for the heart of Africa, but before you make like Hemingway, there are a few things you should know. The huge continent is teeming with bug-borne, water-borne and human-borne diseases. Malaria poses one of the greatest threats to travelers, but yellow fever, cryptosporidiosis and African sleeping sickness are real dangers as well. Travel Sick, Africa