to Egypt have essentially zero
risk of getting HCV during their visit.
people think of Egypt they usually think of the Land of the Pharaohs.
Egypt is one of the great places to visit and the location of one of
the Seven Wonders of the World; the Great Pyramids. Egypt with its
sunny skies, great antiquities, and world class beaches and diving
offers a huge variety to the traveler.
epidemic of hepatitis C in Egypt should not concern visitors and
travelers. Hepatitis C is caused by a virus, Hepatitis C Virus (HCV).
You cannot get infected by HCV from food or drinking water, swimming
in water, from shaking hands, or touching surfaces. Visitors to Egypt
have essentially zero risk of getting HCV during their visit. The
links above include some health tips for travelers and more technical
information about HCV. For other health related concerns in Egypt,
travel agents and hotels have ready access to medical care.
Department of State site
offers very helpful guidelines for travel to Egypt as does the MD
visitors will simply enjoy their visit and return to their homes
enriched with a first hand experience of the world's oldest
Others may have the good fortune to meet modern
Egyptians and perhaps want to develop a more lasting link with the
Do not hesitate to contact us at HCV.Egypt@gmail.com.