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Christchurch, New Zealand
18 March 2019

Following the tragic New Zealand shootings that took place in two mosques in Christchurch on 15 March, an event that New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern declared to be an act of terrorism, travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth has offered travel advice to those who may be worrying about upcoming trips to the country.

Restless night
18 March 2019

According to new research from IHG Hotels & Resorts, four in five people have had trouble sleeping when travelling away from home, which can place a strain on health.

Neravez and Dr Hariri
18 March 2019

BPU International, a subsidiary of BPU Holdings – which is currently creating an advanced artificial emotional intelligence (AEI) technology – is partnering with SEVA Technology, a company that is working to devise innovative software solutions for improving patient outcomes on delirium and demen

Not the girl in question
18 March 2019

A major US airline has been ordered to pay damages for leaving a teenager overnight in a terminal, writes David Ing.

Boeing 737
15 March 2019

Following the recent nationwide grounding of Boeing 737 Max jets in the US, many coverage providers can expect to receive an influx of claims. Travel insurance comparison site InsureMyTrip is preparing for that exact eventuality, and has identified the claims that policyholders will most likely file and how coverage may respond, in order to improve awareness.

Scientists doing research in lab
15 March 2019

A new large-scale international trial led by the University of Birmingham in the UK explored whether antibiotics can avoid the surgical complication of a potentially fatal pelvic infection and could help shape international guidelines and policy practice.

Chagas disease test
15 March 2019

New research has found that a two-week treatment course for adult patients with Chagas disease is as effective and much safer than the standard eight-week course of treatment.

Measles
14 March 2019

In its new monthly measles and rubella monitoring report, which covers 1 February 2018 to 31 January 2019, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control reports that case numbers of the diseases are on the increase.

lost items at the airport. Getty images
14 March 2019

In addition to naming its 2019 travel insurance winners, travel insurance provider Canstar NZ has issued travel insurance advice to New Zealanders, as many Kiwi travellers are failing to obtain the right travel insurance cover, and as a result are facing inadequate medical and trip cancellation cover, as well as extra costs imbued from lost items.

Digital gavel representing tech law
14 March 2019

The UK Insurtech Board has warned that startups coming into the market lack the necessary legal support, and has released a suite of documents to help rectify this.

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