Wuhan Coronavirus

Wuhan Coronavirus

**The U.S. State Department has issued a Level 4 (maximum) warning on travel to China** UPDATES: Please see our Coronavirus tracker for a continually updated summary of events as the situation evolves. On December 31, 2019, the Wuhan Health Commission reported cases...
Wuhan Coronavirus

Wuhan Coronavirus Tracker

Updates and timelines for the Novel (Wuhan) Coronavirus are below. We will continue to update as information is released. For more on the Novel Coronavirus, see our article here. Current outbreak map 8 March 2020 The novel coronavirus has killed more than 3,599 people...
Is It Safe To Travel To Hong Kong?

Is It Safe To Travel To Hong Kong?

Evidently, Hong Kong is in the middle of serious civil unrest. With anti-government protests continuing for more than 10 weeks, Hong Kong’s reputation as one of Asia’s most popular destinations is at risk. It is natural for the millions of foreign nationals who visit...
Why Take Anti-Malaria Medication?

Why Take Anti-Malaria Medication?

Why Take Anti-Malaria Medication? Malaria seems to be in the news every now and then. A lot of people travel to places where you can get malaria, and some remember to get some anti-malaria medication for their trip. Some people even remember to take their prescribed...
Zika Virus — Key Questions

Zika Virus — Key Questions

Zika Virus — Key Questions Since the Zika virus was first discovered in Uganda in 1974, it has slowly spread around the world, first to other African countries, then to some countries in southeast Asia, then across the Pacific (including a major outbreak in French...
What Travellers Need To Know About Zika

What Travellers Need To Know About Zika

What Travellers Need To Know About Zika A little known virus called Zika virus or ZIKV is causing a lot of concern and is suddenly getting a lot of media attention. Here’s what travellers need to know about Zika virus, how sick it can actually make you, and how to...