Originally Posted by boz
What sort of parasites do you have in the USA... & where are they caught.
We're on a planned trip in Sept/ October........ & your somewhat putting me off.
I don't think you should worry, at least not about that. Parasitic infections seem pretty rare in the USA compared to other places that lack water treatment. That said, there are still risks for folks when swimming and drinking water while in lakes / canals / etc.