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Health
Visitors to the American Samoa should take precautions against Typhoid it have been reported.Especially if visiting smaller cities, villages, or rural areas and staying with friends or relatives where exposure might occur through food or water.And there is no risk of Malaria in Country.

What to Wear
If you are going to American Samoa brings sandals, shorts and short sleeved shirts, wear Sturdy boot because the islands are volcanic in nature, lava rubble is found so it can be rough on lesser quality boots and shoes. It is necessary to cover much of the body in Samoa even in swimming also wear modest clothing no bikinis.

Medical Facilities
Main health facility in American Samoa is the LBJ Medical Center, a 140-bed hospital on the island of Tutuila which provides general medical and dental care, as well as emergency services. (telephones no.+684 633-1222 or +684 633-5555 for emergencies)

Food & Water
Do not drink tap water in Samoa unless it has been boiled, filtered and also not drink unbottled beverages or drinks with ice. Do not eat fruits or vegetables unless they have been cooked, avoid unpasteurized milk and ice cream that might have been made from unpasteurized milk. Avoid food and beverages obtained from street vendors. Some types of fish may contain poisonous biotoxins even when cooked.

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