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Category: Medical

Hong Kong Makes COVID-19 Testing Easy as Using a Vending Machine

Chief Assignment Editor- December 22, 2020 0

Hong Kong is diligently working to make it as simple as possible for people to test for COVID-19 as they go about their days using ... Read More

How to prepare for a medical trip to the USA

Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019 0

If you are looking to travel to the USA for medical treatment, you’ll need to go well prepared. There are numerous things to think of ... Read More

Trip cancellation insurance: No coverage for pre-existing medical condition

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- March 22, 2017 0

In this week’s article, we examine the case of Dombrovskiy v. Travel Guard, 2016 WL 5335258 (N.J.A.D. 2016) in which the plaintiff “paid $3,176.10 for ... Read More

Qatar Airways welcomes Orbis Flying Eye Hospital to Doha

Global Editor- March 22, 2017 0

Qatar Airways welcomed Orbis Flying Eye Hospital to Doha today with an official reception at Doha International Airport (DIA) attended by His Excellency Mr. Ajay ... Read More

Gulfstream G550 selected to launch air rescue services in Beijing

Global Editor- March 14, 2017 0

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced its Gulfstream G550 aircraft has been selected to launch state-of-the-art medevac services in Beijing. The Gulfstream aircraft will be outfitted ... Read More

American Airlines Celebrity Ski raises $1 million for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Global Editor- March 10, 2017 0

The 32nd annual American Airlines Celebrity Ski in Beaver Creek, Colorado concluded on March 6 and raised more than $1 million for the Cystic Fibrosis ... Read More

ITB Berlin introduces new Medical Tourism Pavilion

Global Editor- March 9, 2017 0

This year ITB Berlin has introduced a new platform in Hall 3.2 for medical health providers, as well as hotels and destinations offering corresponding medical ... Read More

Flu season: Surprising do’s and don’ts for travelers

Global Editor- March 3, 2017 0

Compared to recent years, the 2016-2017 flu season, now at its peak, is shaping up to be relatively severe. In the US, the flu hospitalization ... Read More

WHO: Yellow fever outbreak in Angola and Democratic Republic of the Congo ends

Global Editor- February 15, 2017 0

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) declared the end of the yellow fever outbreak in that country today following a similar announcement in Angola on ... Read More

Travel law: Norovirus allegedly contracted at Opryland

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- February 1, 2017 0

In this week’s article, we discuss the case of Malott v. Marriott Hotel Services, Inc., 2016 WL 4191727 (M.D. Tenn. 2016) which involves a “Norovirus ... Read More

Canada: Outbreak of E. coli infections under investigation

Global Editor- January 13, 2017 0

The Public Health Agency of Canada is collaborating with federal and provincial public health partners to investigate an outbreak of Escherichia coli, called E. coli ... Read More

Hong Kong announces first human bird flu casualty in current winter season

Global Editor- December 27, 2016 0

Authorities in Hong Kong have announced the death of an elderly man of bird flu, the first human case of the disease in the city ... Read More

WHO: Experimental Ebola vaccine provides ‘high protection’

Global Editor- December 24, 2016 0

The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) has said that an experimental Ebola vaccine has been found to be highly protective against the deadly virus ... Read More

World AIDS Day: UNICEF warns of sharp rise in new HIV infections among adolescents

Global Editor- December 2, 2016 0

New HIV infections among adolescents are projected to rise from 250,000 in 2015 to nearly 400,000 a year by 2030 if progress stalls in reaching ... Read More