Drink tap water only in large cities.
Drink boiled water and thinned tea.
It is not advisable
Except in hotels.
Take tablets of Resochin Bayer.
Then let it sit
For ten minutes
In potassium permanganate.
Change sweat-soaked underwear.
Wash once a day with soap.
Don’t shower more than three times a day
Using one-part mercuric chloride per thousand.
When possible, peel fresh fruit.
When not, wash with soap.
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