Australians are putting themselves at risk of contracting potentially serious infectious diseases while travelling abroad.

Researchers from the University of Sydney’s Family Medicine Research Centre have found more than three-in-five Australians are not seeking professional health advice before travelling overseas, with many visiting destinations carrying a risk of infectious diseases, including hepatitis A and B, typhoid fever and rabies.

Given there is up to a 50 per cent chance of experiencing a travel-related illness, doctors are issuing international travellers with a travel health warning today – seek professional health advice before venturing overseas.

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