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19 March 2012 09:12
People living in or travelling to Auckland should consider getting vaccinated against hepatitis A
Holidaymakers suffering health problems are being urged to take out
pre-existing medical travel insurance before heading to New Zealand as a recent outbreak of hepatitis A in Auckland is still ongoing.
Nine schools in the city on New Zealand's North Island have been affected, with a total of 30 probable and confirmed cases so far, the Auckland Regional Public Health Service said.
There has been no new infections since Wednesday, but the danger is not yet over, according to the health service.
People diagnosed with hepatitis A have been urged not to go to school, work or any social gathering while suffering the virus, which can last for a matter of weeks.
The warning could see people looking to
cover medical conditions without breaking the bank with World First Travel Insurance.
Those who are not infected might consider getting a vaccine against the liver disease, which can also lead to vomiting, diarrhoea and mild fever.
17 January 2017
Stansted Airport has made a bid to become Britain's next hub for long-haul travel, as passengers are promised seamless connection facilities and baggage transfer.
13 January 2017
Long-term goals such as travelling more and visiting new places have come above healthy eating and changing jobs in a list of the top New Year's resolutions.
14 January 2017
Some of the biggest airports in the UK have been forced to cancel flights as snow and blizzard conditions sweep parts of the country.
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24 December 2016
Planned strikes by British Airways cabin crew on Christmas Day and Boxing Day have been suspended amid continuing industrial unrest ahead of the weekend break.
11 January 2017
A connection between diabetes and inflection in children could be a major breakthrough in developing a cure for type 1 diabetes, according to new research.
10 January 2017
A new trial aimed at tackling widespread loneliness among older people is successfully reducing isolation using community-based tactics, a report shows.
07 January 2017
People may be able to enjoy better brain health in later life by following a Mediterranean diet, research has suggested.
06 January 2017
Many Britons plan to cut down on the costs of their holidays in 2017, as part of their financial resolutions for the New Year.
05 January 2017
Holidaymakers have been encouraged to make the most of the fact 2017 boasts a pair of bank holiday weekends just two weeks apart.
04 January 2017
Holidaymakers are increasingly turning their attentions to trips which are all-inclusive, new research has suggested.
31 December 2016
Budget airline Norwegian has said it will launch ultra-low cost flights for as little at £56 to New York as it ramps up the pressure on its rivals.