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Brazil Zika outbreak: More babies born with birth defects - BBC News

Brazil Zika outbreak: More babies born with birth defects - BBC News | Passports Visa & Health Requirements | Scoop.it
New figures from Brazil's health ministry show a further rise in the number of babies born with abnormally small heads to mothers infected with the Zika virus.
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Another problem caused by mosquitos. US Government advising travellers not to go to affected areas.

 

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Malaria - be careful when traveling!

This is a handy guide for tourists visiting Malaria stricken nations such as Bali, Thailand, Laos and India.
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Malaria has also recently been detected in Jamaica and the Dominican Republic.

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Travel Guides

Travel Guides | Passports Visa & Health Requirements | Scoop.it
Travel Guides for countries, cities, ski resorts, airports and cruise destinations worldwide. Written by professional travel experts and updated daily
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Useful for finding out visa and health requirements

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Britain's most tattooed man refused passport renewal

Britain's most tattooed man refused passport renewal | Passports Visa & Health Requirements | Scoop.it
Britain’s most heavily tattooed man has been denied a passport – but the decision has nothing to do with his extreme body art.
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10 ways to void your travel insurance

10 ways to void your travel insurance | Passports Visa & Health Requirements | Scoop.it
Top 10 reasons that travel insurance claims are declined...
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Travel Insurance claims - top tips for making a successful claim

Good advice to make sure the insurance company pay out on your claim.

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Drunk holidaymakers put travel insurance at risk - Telegraph

Drunk holidaymakers put travel insurance at risk - Telegraph | Passports Visa & Health Requirements | Scoop.it

Almost three-quarters of Britons are unaware that their travel insurance will not cover them in the event of a drunken accident - did YOU know that?

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Woman ordered to pay 95000 yuan for passport holdup - Global Times

Woman ordered to pay 95000 yuan for passport holdup - Global Times | Passports Visa & Health Requirements | Scoop.it

What happens when you don't have the visa necessary to board the plane?  This woman took the remedy into her own hands and grabbed all the other passengers' passports causing them to miss the flight !!

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Tetanus - NHS Choices

Tetanus - NHS Choices | Passports Visa & Health Requirements | Scoop.it
Find everything you need to know about Tetanus including causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment, with links to other useful resources.
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Renew or replace your adult passport - GOV.UK

This site will help you find out thr cost of obtaining different types of British passports.

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UK Border Agency | British citizenship

This is the UK Border Agency's website, use the information and links on he left to help you answer the questions on identity.

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Tapeworm infections - NHS Choices - don't read if you're squeamish!!

Tapeworm infections - NHS Choices - don't  read if you're squeamish!! | Passports Visa & Health Requirements | Scoop.it
A tapeworm is a parasite that can live in a person's intestines (bowel). They are known medically as cestodes.
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Four Common Travel Disasters and How to Prevent Them

Four Common Travel Disasters and How to Prevent Them | Passports Visa & Health Requirements | Scoop.it
Tips for dealing with common travel problems such as lost luggage, a stolen passport, a missed flight or illness abroad.
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Tourists spread disease - Apes in Danger - BBC wildlife

Tourists walk through the forests in the congo to get a chance sighting of a wild chimpanzee - but do any of the tourists know the impact their colds and flu...
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It's not just tourists who can suffer from disease. We can cause it too!

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6 Reasons Why My British Passport Is My Most Valuable Possession

6 Reasons Why My British Passport Is My Most Valuable Possession | Passports Visa & Health Requirements | Scoop.it
           Almost 7 years ago my friend Libby and I were backpacking around Cuba at the beginning of our gap year. On a bus from Havana to Viñales we got talking to a young Australian, whose father had emigrated from Ethiopia to Sydney and had managed to get citizenship there. As far as travellers go,…
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If you carry your passport around as ID at home and lose or damage it it, a replacement will cost you at least £70 and a lot more if you need it quickly.

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Sting - Englishman In New York - YouTube

Music video by Sting performing Englishman In New York. (C) 1987 A&M Records
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I'm an alien' says Sting in this song, what does it mean to be alien in a country?

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What is a Stateless Person? (with pictures)

What is a Stateless Person? (with pictures) | Passports Visa & Health Requirements | Scoop.it
A stateless person is someone who does not have nationality or citizenship. There are a few different ways that a person can lose...
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BBC NEWS | Programmes | Moneybox | Insurance claims 'too detailed'

BBC NEWS | Programmes | Moneybox | Insurance claims 'too detailed' | Passports Visa & Health Requirements | Scoop.it

BBC article discusses the issue of fraudulent claims.

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Ten ridiculous travel insurance claims - Telegraph

Ten ridiculous travel insurance claims - Telegraph | Passports Visa & Health Requirements | Scoop.it
We present 10 of the most ridiculous travel insurance claims made by holidaymakers.
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Costa Coffee taster: Ten of the weirdest insurance policies - Telegraph

Costa Coffee taster: Ten of the weirdest insurance policies   - Telegraph | Passports Visa & Health Requirements | Scoop.it
As a Costa Coffee taster insures his tongue for £10m, here are 10 other unusual risks covered by the Lloyd's insurance market.
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Hotel rooms may pose dirty dangers - Canada - CBC News

Hotel rooms may pose dirty dangers - Canada - CBC News | Passports Visa & Health Requirements | Scoop.it

Think you're only at risk of infections in undeveloped countries?  Think again after you've read this article on Canadian hotels.

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Typhoid fever - NHS Choices

Typhoid fever - NHS Choices | Passports Visa & Health Requirements | Scoop.it
Find everything you need to know about Typhoid fever including causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment, with links to other useful resources.
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Travel Guides

Travel Guides | Passports Visa & Health Requirements | Scoop.it

This is a very good website giving lots of information on countries - entry requirements, background information and tourist information. Go to country guides to answer the questions in your handout.

 

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Our Work in Malaria - Overview & Approach - Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Our Work in Malaria - Overview & Approach - Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation | Passports Visa & Health Requirements | Scoop.it
We’re working with partners around the world to reach a day when no human being has malaria and no mosquito on earth is carrying it.
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My Nightmare: A Holiday Trip Abroad Cut Short by a Minor’s Expired Passport | NYIG Blog

My Nightmare: A Holiday Trip Abroad Cut Short by a Minor’s Expired Passport | NYIG Blog | Passports Visa & Health Requirements | Scoop.it
As someone professionally involved in the travel industry, I should have known better than anyone to check the expiration date on my daughter’s passport...
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