Lizard Bites and Street Riots
A New Book by Dr. Michael J. Manyak, Rear Admiral Joyce M. Johnson, DO, USPHS (ret)
and Warren J. Young.

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Adventurers and business travelers jaunt to different parts of the globe daily putting them at a greater risk of disease and unsafe situations. buy3._V192207739_You have real reasons for concern regarding your health and safety while traveling in this dynamic world.

• Fifty million people travel to the developing world each year and over a quarter of them report medical problems.
• About 4 million are sick enough to seek medical care abroad or upon return.
• Up to 50,000 travelers each year require medical evacuation.

This book addresses a wide range of possible topics in a concise and easy reference format. It provides an excellent basis for travelers to recognize areas of concern.

lizard• Why most travelers do not carry medical evacuation coverage and why you must?
• What do you do when you are bitten by an insect, have an allergic reaction, have a dental emergency, suffer a serious nosebleed, remove a fish hook from your finger, develop an unexplained fever, experience a pain in your belly, or even catch a cinder in the eye?
• What do you do when you suffer a physical attack?



Watch a promotional video for the book here:

Lizard Bites and Public Riots

To read an interview with Yahoo Travel click:

Yahoo Travel — Lizard Bites


Dr. Michael Manyak was interviewed on January 5, 2015 on NBC news affiliate Channel 8 in Washington, DC, about his newly released book. To enjoy a home viewer’s recording of the interview, visit