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Inside a hospital
30 July 2019

New research from the Wellcome Sanger Institute has found that drug-resistant bacteria is spreading through hospitals in Europe, and it is hoped the results of the study will help control the spread of infections.

29 July 2019

Travel insurer AllClear has offered its thoughts on recent proposals from the FCA to help travellers with PEMCs find cover via signposting.

Man fogging mosquitoes
29 July 2019

In Honduras, hospitals are overflowing due to a dengue fever epidemic that health authorities have said is the worst in the past 50 years.

hotel bell
29 July 2019

In move that will end non-refundable travel booking for its customers, Roomer Travel has partnered with Munich Re to roll out its cancellation-protection solution, Flex.

Investment rises and the pieces fall into place.
29 July 2019

The second quarter of 2019 saw global levels of investment in insurtech remain high – in fact, it was the fourth consecutive quarter in which commitments for new funding exceeded US$1.2 billion in total.

Illustration of workplace stress
26 July 2019

A new report from MetLife UK, a global provider of insurance, annuities and employee benefit programmes, has suggested that there is more to be done by employers to increase workplace resilience when it comes to mental health.

Ebola warning sign in African village
26 July 2019

The World Health Organization has praised Rwanda’s Ebola preparedness efforts.

A megaphone and blackboard - industrial action and education.
26 July 2019

Airport and airline staff are planning imminent, extensive industrial action in the UK, so Allianz Assistance UK has offered some advice to holidaymakers to ensure that they can minimise the disruption to their trips.

25 July 2019

The PwC Insurtech team has revealed the eight newest insurtech firms to have completed the Scale | InsurTech ‘19 programme.

Infection control
25 July 2019

New research has warned that patients cured of visceral leishmaniasis can continue to infect others for years after successful treatment, which is hampering efforts to eliminate the disease.