Global travel health news and disease outbreak coverage.

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 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.

15 May 2017

The World Health Organization (WHO) has released a statement on Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

08 May 2017

The cause of a mystery illness that has sickened 25 people and killed 12 since 23 April is under investigation.

04 May 2017

The ongoing hepatitis A outbreak in Europe is not yet contained and more cases are to be expected. 

27 April 2017

Healthcare benefits provider Aetna International has launched a redesigned secure member portal.