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18 July 2019

Bumrungrad International Hospital (BIH) in Bangkok, Thailand, has launched a new programme that provides patients with access to high-quality speciality pharmaceuticals, vaccines and treatment at a lower cost.

Radiation sign near Chernobyl Nuclear Power Station
18 July 2019

Thanks to the recent exposure from the HBO and Sky Atlantic drama, the perception around Ukraine nuclear disaster zone Chernobyl is changing. But Travel Insurance Explained warns that tourists need be aware that they will not be covered for any long-term complications that arise from exposure to the unstable environment.

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18 July 2019

The World Health Organization has declared the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to be a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC).

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18 July 2019

Aviva has announced the introduction of a new strand to its corporate mental health policy, Mental Health Pathways Plus, which enables large companies to support their employees through any addictions they may be dealing with.

Mexico on a map
17 July 2019

Insurer AXA has announced that it will be expanding its Payer-to-Partner strategy with a view to simplifying the healthcare journey of its customers.

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17 July 2019

Travel insurance comparison site InsureMyTrip’s database of verified consumer reviews hit a major milestone recently, surpassing over 86,600 submissions from verified customers.

Ebola virus positive blood
17 July 2019

The first patient to be infected with Ebola in Goma in the DRC has died.

Ryanair's 737 MAX plane
17 July 2019

Following the grounding of and ongoing investigations into Boeing’s 737 MAX aircraft, Ryanair has announced that it will be cancelling flights this winter, through to summer 2020, with talks of base closures rumoured as well.

A forest fire
17 July 2019

More than 2,500 people, many of them tourists, have been evacuated from camping sites in Argeles-sur-Mer in the south of France, due to sudden forest fires.

A stressed and shocked man
16 July 2019

A hotel in downtown Atlanta in the US has closed after three cases of Legionnaires’ disease were confirmed there and rabies has hit Disney World’s Epcot park