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Airline banishes couple for flying to Hawaii knowing they had COVID-19

The couple was charged with reckless endangerment upon arrival in Hawaii for putting fellow passengers “in danger of death”.

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WHO urges safe sex in Zika areas

by AAP

Women in areas with the Zika virus can protect themselves, especially during pregnancy, by covering up against mosquitoes and practising safe sex.

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Aviation

Airlines offer to reassign crew on Zika-hit routes

by RAW

Several major airlines are reassigning flight crew concerned about contracting the Zika virus from routes to affected countries.

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Destinations

Latest warning for travellers as Zika spreads

As the Zika virus continues to explode in the Americas and beyond, health experts have stressed that travellers must ensure they are protected from mosquitoes which carry a range of diseases.

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Zika advice for pregnant Aussie travellers

by AAP

Here are some tips for those unable to avoid or delay their trips.

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APAC countries issue ZIKA advice

by AAP

Find out what various countries are advising travellers as the Zika crisis continues to escalate.

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Travel industry hit by Zika virus

by Melissa Fares and Amy Tennery - AAP

Airlines, hotels and cruise operators are facing growing concern among travellers who had planned to visit countries potentially affected by Zika virus.

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Aviation

US airlines offer refunds over Zika fears

by AP

Two major US airlines are offering refunds to passengers worried about the Zika virus outbreak in many tropical countries.

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Zika virus spreading through the Americas

by Tom Miles - AAP

The mosquito-borne Zika virus, which is suspected of causing brain damage to babies in Brazil, is likely to spread to all countries in the Americas except for Canada and Chile.

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Aviation

Cyber-security hits “critical” level: IATA

by Daisy Melwani

50% of all phishing attempts are made against airlines and on average, 80,000 suspicious connections are blocked daily, IATA says.

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News

Ebola fears hit airline industry

News that a health care worker diagnosed with Ebola flew on a plane full of passengers has raised fear among […]

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US, Canada up Ebola screenings as man dies

The US and Canada have announced stepped-up airport screening measures to look for passengers carrying Ebola, as the deadly virus […]

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