Tag Archives: travel

Big Pharma grounds employees: GSK, Bristol, Roche, Sanofi and more limit travel due to coronavirus

Biopharma companies are hunkering down as the COVID-19 epidemic breaks out worldwide. In a FiercePharma survey of biopharma companies late last month, most drugmakers said they were simply limiting travel to hard-hit countries such as China, South Korea and Italy. Now, as more cases pop up across the U.S., Europe and Asia, their tone has shifted. GlaxoSmithKline has “instructed all employees… Read More »

Thailand reports three new virus cases, urges disclosure of travel history

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand reported three new cases of a coronavirus on Wednesday, taking total infections to 40, health ministry officials said, criticizing patients for not disclosing their travel history. A student and school staff leave after the government announced a 14-day closure as they found a 8-year old student was infected with coronavirus, at… Read More »

Travel medicine planning often skips contraception – Reuters

(Reuters Health) – When women visit travel medicine clinics before a trip, analysis of their pre-journey health needs often doesn’t cover contraception options and availability, a new paper warns. Women who visit these clinics are told about vaccines and infectious diseases they might encounter, but it’s also important to discuss contraceptive methods, emergency options and… Read More »