Surgery

Travel disruptions challenge global transplant deliveries

Over the past two months, as air travel ground to a halt, Mishel Zrian has crisscrossed the Atlantic and the United States dozens of times, sleeping in empty airports and unable to return home to see his family in Israel, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Grounded flights threaten routine vaccine supply: UN

Dozens of countries risk running out of vaccines for diseases like measles because of restrictions on flights brought in to tackle the new coronavirus, the United Nations warned on Friday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

350,000 EU citizens stranded by virus flown home

Some 350,000 EU citizens trapped overseas by the coronavirus epidemic have been flown home, officials said Thursday, warning that 250,000 were still stranded, including the most difficult cases.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Virus closes Belgium's Charleroi airport for two weeks

Belgium's Charleroi airport announced Friday that it will close to commercial flights for at least two weeks because of travel restrictions imposed to curb the spread of coronavirus.

Health

How safe is it to fly?

(HealthDay)—Buckle up and get ready for take-off: Flying has never been safer, an expert says.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Chinese tourism, the main engine of global travel

The impact of the current health crisis on Chinese foreign tourism is likely to be worse than during the SARS epidemic in 2002/2003 or the swine flu crisis in 2009, simply because so many more Chinese people travel abroad ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Deplaning in Va. delayed while Ebola scare checked

Passengers disembarking from a commercial flight in Richmond, Virginia, on Friday were delayed by about an hour while authorities ruled out Ebola as a cause of a fellow passenger's symptoms.

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