Flu Epidemics, MERS, and Travel Insurance


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Why Travel Insurance Doesn't Cover
Flu And Other Health Threats

We've faced threats of swine flu (N1H1 virus), bird flu, SARS and MERS. Fortunately, none of the gloom and doom media-hyped "pandemics" have actually happened as they forecast.

But there will be other threats in the future.
And when it happens, these are among the best sites for reliable information.

World Health Organization

Centers for Disease Control swine flu resources with web casts and videos

This Pandemic Flu site is operated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

UK Department of Health

Flu Insurance Coverage

With the continuing threat of infectious diseases, would your travel insurance refund your trip cost if you wanted to cancel because of a serious health threat?

The answer is no.

Trip cancellation insurance Why most travel insurance does not cover disease threats--but what kind does.

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