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Check your temperature when sick abroad

As we all know, normal body temperature is 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit or 37 degrees Centigrade. Even the slightest elevation (1.8–3.6 degrees F) in the body’s thermoregulatory set point indicates a fever, which is actually your immune system’s first mechanism to neutralize bacterial and viral infections. Fever, in short, is a response to disease and indicates it’s usually time to seek medical attention.

T+L Recommends: Buy your own digital thermometer.

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