Lizard Bites & Street Riots: Travel Emergencies and Your Health, Safety, and Security


Manyak, Michael J., M.D., FACS, former Chief Medical Officer of Triple Canopy, Rear Admiral Joyce M. Johnson, D.O., M.A., USPHS [ret.], former Director of Health and Safety, United States Coast Guard, Warren J. Young, MBA, Chief Security Officer, International Monetary Fund

“Stow this book in your carry-on luggage!”
– Robert Gates, former U.S. Secretary of Defense and CIA Director

“A must-have for all would-be travelers or explorers”
– Ellen Prager, Ph.D., best-selling author of The Oceans

In today’s world, we must all be ready and informed about medical and security issues while traveling. Combining the expertise of three world experts in travel, health and safety, Lizard Bites & Street Riots: Travel Emergencies and Your Health, Safety, and Security is a compact resource certain to save lives, increase comfort, and generate peace of mind; besides which, it is a mighty exciting read. The key is preparation and prevention. Lizard Bites & Street Riots informs you, in a concise, practical, non-alarmist tone how to decrease your chances of drowning, getting caught in an avalanche, being in an airplane hijacking, or becoming the victim of identity theft. And then it reveals what to do if you are. It shows you how to handle hypothermia, abdominal pain, and malaria, among many other scenarios. Thoroughly revised for our times, it provides updates on emerging viral diseases, including Covid-19. The book’s three distinguished authors know their business. Between them, they have covered the globe and managed travel emergencies of every kind, for organizations including the National Geographic Society, the United States Coast Guard, the International Monetary Fund, and many Fortune 100 companies. Whether your travels take you to popular destinations or off the beaten path on expeditions, things can go wrong – very wrong – and you will be glad to have Lizard Bites & Street Riots by your side.

Public Health, Travel, Travel Medicine, Health Care, Emergency Preparedness
Release Date: 
March 1, 2021
978-1680539325 Hardcover
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