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  • Not to drink water from the sink
  • Not to be exposed to the sun without sun protection creams and be aware that some of the creams loose the effect after swimming or due to perspiration sweat.
  • It is advisable to apply sunscreams more than once, under sun exposure period.
  • Be careful with the soft drinks you buy in small kiosk or cafeterias on the street, because they can be prepared with water from the sink.
  • Always carry with you a bottle of water
  • Do not buy beer or rum from people who sell them outside shops, restaurants or bars.
  • If you buy vegetables or fruits, wash them before you eat them.
  • If any animal bites you or scratches you, clean the wound with soap and water, and get in contact with the health authorities.
  • To avoid possible damages caused by over exposure to the sun on the beach or swimming pools, we recommend being very careful with the sunbath between 10:00 and 15:00, especially in summer months (May- October)
  • Select the correct sunscream that fits with your skin. Preferably sunscream with high factor.
  • Do not swim at the sea on the Malecon area in Havana city, because the city pollution in these waters could cause several diseases.
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