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Global travel health news and disease outbreak coverage.

15 September 2017

A tourist has died after contracting Legionnaires’ disease whilst staying at a hotel in Ludlow, UK. The establishment, the Feathers Hotel, has been temporarily closed by Public Health England (PHE).

07 September 2017

Police in Majorca have carried out several raids, and made arrests, in connection to fake tourist sickness claims on the island.

04 September 2017

The Health Insurance Group has warned that stress in the workplace is forcing many of us to turn to employee assistance programmes

31 August 2017

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), local transmission of chikungunya has been confirmed in south eastern France, with four cases diagnosed in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region as of 23 August 2017

27 July 2017

New research by Cigna International Markets has revealed that UK residents’ sense of wellbeing has declined over the last three years.

20 July 2017

New research has found that humans are far more likely to spread diseases like Zika, yellow fever, malaria and dengue via commercial flights than mosquitos.

22 June 2017

Price comparison site finder.com.au has found that one in five Australians don’t get travel vaccinations before going abroad.

 
25 May 2017

A new study by a large group of international researchers led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), US, has explained how Zika virus entered the US via Florida in 2016, and how it might re-enter the country this year.

19 May 2017

Many people make mistakes applying suncream that could compromise their protection from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet rays says new research.

19 May 2017

A recent study published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases found that by 2040, one-third of TB cases in Russia could be drug resistant.

16 May 2017

Massachusetts General Hospital investigators have ofund that  53 per cent of individuals seeking pre-travel consultations at clinics across the country who were eligible to receive the MMR vaccine were not vaccinated during the clinic visit.

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