VIDEO: Joseph A. Bocchini Jr., MD, discusses dangers of travel infections abroad

NEW YORK — In this video, Joseph A. Bocchini Jr., MD, professor and chairman of the department of pediatrics at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, discusses common travel-related infections.“It’s really important for providers to understand that travelers are at risk for acquiring endemic tropical diseases if they go to countries [where] those diseases are prevalent,” said Bocchini, who is also an Infectious Diseases in Children Editorial Board member. “It is therefore important for the provider to pay attention to where the patient has traveled,Read More

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