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Official update on Ebola by the Uganda Minister of Health
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Official update on Ebola by the Uganda Minister of Health

editor editor- June 13, 2019

Ebola is gaining attention in Uganda while tourism remains safe. This is a tough message to sell, but authorities are ... Read More

European Union sends millions to Uganda and South Sudan to fight Ebola while tourism remains safe
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European Union sends millions to Uganda and South Sudan to fight Ebola while tourism remains safe

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, and the Democratic Republic are on high alert and are dealing with a developing crisis. Uganda ... Read More

African Tradition responsible for Ebola killing Uganda Boy after Spreading Virus to Relatives?
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African Tradition responsible for Ebola killing Uganda Boy after Spreading Virus to Relatives?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

Local cultural requirements may be the reason for three isolated cases of Ebola in Uganda. Even though the border region ... Read More

Why tourists are not in danger after confirmed Ebola case in Uganda
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Why tourists are not in danger after confirmed Ebola case in Uganda

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 12, 2019

There is no threat for tourists traveling currently in Uganda. Future visitors planning a trip to this East African country ... Read More

Dark Tourism: South Korea using massacre to lure tourists
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Dark Tourism: South Korea using massacre to lure tourists

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 7, 2019

What is often referred to as dark tourism is now a hopeful light in terms of tourism for South Korea. ... Read More

Chances a tourist swallows a Rat Lungworm on a Hawaii vacation?
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Chances a tourist swallows a Rat Lungworm on a Hawaii vacation?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 25, 2019

Millions of tourists visit Hawaii every year. The Hawaii Tourism Authority remains silent on the fact that 75% of slugs ... Read More

Aloha is not “Aloooooha”: Stop visitors from offending Hawaiians
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Aloha is not “Aloooooha”: Stop visitors from offending Hawaiians

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 24, 2019

Do not say ALOHA or better ALOOOOOHA when visiting Hawaii. "Those of you particularly in the tourist industry and in ... Read More

US Advisory for Democratic Republic of Congo: Reconsider travel
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US Advisory for Democratic Republic of Congo: Reconsider travel

editor editor- March 22, 2019

The US Department of State has issued a travel advisory for the Democratic Republic of Congo advising that travel be ... Read More

Hotels in ASIA ignore warning signs of environmental killers
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Hotels in ASIA ignore warning signs of environmental killers

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- February 24, 2019

Hotel operators in Asia are neglecting public safety. Scientists and engineers have learned the truth about the industry’s apathy when ... Read More

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?
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Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2019

The European Union yesterday renewed sanctions against Zimbabwe after condemning the chaotic situation of human right abuses in that Southern ... Read More

Royal Caribbean cruise ship forced into U-turn after hundreds of passengers get sick
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Royal Caribbean cruise ship forced into U-turn after hundreds of passengers get sick

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2019

Royal Caribbean Cruise Line's Oasis of the Seas cruise ship was forced to return to homeport after Norovirus outbreak sickened ... Read More

US travelers brace for major storm due to slam the south-central states
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US travelers brace for major storm due to slam the south-central states

editor editor- December 5, 2018

Heavy snow, ice, rain and thunderstorms will hit travel hard across the south-central United States from Friday to Saturday. Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018
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Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law ... Read More

UK Health Protection Agency concerned about tourists in US
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UK Health Protection Agency concerned about tourists in US

editor editor- September 3, 2012

The Health Protection Agency (HPA) is contacting Britons who may have visited the United States national park at the centre ... Read More

Ebola outbreak confirmed in Uganda
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Ebola outbreak confirmed in Uganda

editor editor- July 30, 2012

UGANDA (eTN) - A joint team of Ministry of Health and World Health Organization officials officially confirmed in Kampala yesterday ... Read More

UN: Congolese cholera outbreak continues to spread
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UN: Congolese cholera outbreak continues to spread

editor editor- July 26, 2011

The cholera outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continues to intensify and has spread to the neighbouring ... Read More

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Asia on alert after livestock disease outbreak in Korea

editor editor- January 28, 2011

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) today notified veterinary and border authorities in Asia of a major outbreak ... Read More

Peru plague outbreak
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Peru plague outbreak

editor editor- August 3, 2010

Peru Health Minister Oscar Ugarte says authorities are screening sugar and fish meal exports from the Ascope province, located about ... Read More

Outbreak of illness forces Celebrity Mercury to return early
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Outbreak of illness forces Celebrity Mercury to return early

editor editor- March 17, 2010

The Celebrity Mercury cruise ship is returning to port a day early and delaying its next sailing to address an ... Read More

Tourists driven away by swine flu outbreak
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Tourists driven away by swine flu outbreak

editor editor- June 11, 2009

Swine Flu’s May 1 appearance in Hong Kong helped drive the number of tourists visiting the Chinese territory down by ... Read More

More poultry affected by avian flu outbreak in Bali
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More poultry affected by avian flu outbreak in Bali

editor editor- March 4, 2009

Additional cases of bird flu have now been discovered in the Banyubiru area of Negara in Bali. Read More

Norovirus hits passengers of Holland America cruise ship
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Norovirus hits passengers of Holland America cruise ship

editor editor- March 3, 2009

Passengers on a Holland America cruise ship are not having a very good vacation to say the least as the ... Read More

Trouble is mounting for fragile Zimbabwe, but “tourism cannot end”
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Trouble is mounting for fragile Zimbabwe, but “tourism cannot end”

editor editor- February 23, 2009

Zimbabwe’s rapid stagnation resulting from by political instability, food crises, and economic woes is becoming direr by the minute. Read More

Zimbabwe cholera outbreak kills more than 3,000
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Zimbabwe cholera outbreak kills more than 3,000

editor editor- January 29, 2009

HARARE – Cholera has killed more than 3,000 Zimbabweans and infected at least 57,000, the World Health Organization said on ... Read More

Severe norovirus-like outbreak hits Holland America cruise ship
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Severe norovirus-like outbreak hits Holland America cruise ship

editor editor- November 11, 2008

Holland America's Zuiderdam has been hit by an unusually large outbreak of what appears to be norovirus -- the flu-like ... Read More

Suspected cholera outbreak in Philippines kills 21
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Suspected cholera outbreak in Philippines kills 21

editor editor- August 7, 2008

MANILA, Philippines - A suspected cholera outbreak in a remote southern Philippine township has killed 21 people and sickened at ... Read More