Diarrhea in Morocco: Tips for preventing and handling the most common travel sickness

Diarrhea is one of the most common health problems that you have to deal with on a vacation in Morocco. How to protect yourself from it and what to do when you are haunted by “Montezuma’s revenge”, is revealed in this article.

How do you get infected with diarrhea and what can be done to prevent it? About 40% of all travelers are affected by the unpleasant disturbances of the digestive tract between the third and the ninth day of travel. They spend more time on the toilet than outside their hotels. The infections of the stomach and intestines are usually caused by contaminated water, unpeeled fruit or uncooked food.

Diarrhea in Morocco

Food Hygiene and Diarrhea: cook it, boil it or forget it!

The best precaution therefore is to use a particularly hygienic handling of food in keeping with the motto: cook it, boil it, peel it or forget it!; which, however, cannot always be applied. Meat and fish should always be thoroughly cooked or baked. So the couscous and tagine dishes, which are offered everywhere, are on the safe side. Read more