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The U.S. Makes One Big Change To Its Zika Virus Travel Warnings

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 03.11.2016 | Healthy Living

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention made one crucial update Friday to its travel warnings for the 37 countries and territories affecte...

Texas Just Developed A Much-Needed Zika Virus Test

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 02.24.2016 | Healthy Living

The Zika virus, which is spread by the Aedes aegypti mosquito, is strongly suspected to be linked to a new wave of microcephaly cases in Brazil. Babie...

Should You Get Tested For Zika Virus? A Flowchart

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 02.05.2016 | Healthy Living

UPDATE: The CDC's guidelines for pregnant travelers returning from an area with Zika virus transmission changed Feb. 5. See the latest advice for preg...

CDC Issues Travel Warning For Countries Affected By Zika Virus

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 01.16.2016 | Healthy Living

People traveling to Central America and South America, as well as some islands in the Caribbean, should take special precautions against mosquito bite...

The State Department Travel Alert Doesn't Mean You Should Stay Home

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 11.24.2015 | Travel

The State Department issued a worldwide travel alert Monday, cautioning of "increased terrorist threats" across the globe just as travel heats up for ...

Moscow Issues Travel Warning Over U.S. 'Hunt' For Russians

Posted 05.22.2015 | World

MOSCOW, May 22 (Reuters) - Russia's foreign ministry has warned its citizens traveling abroad of the risks posed by U.S. law enforcement bodies and sp...

What Does a Government Travel Warning Mean for Your Trip?

Shermans Travel | Posted 11.16.2013 | Travel
Shermans Travel

A travel warning doesn't actually prohibit anyone from traveling. It's just meant to make the traveler more aware. What these advisories fail to tell us is the reality of being on the ground. Tourism boards, national airlines and hotels will often provide current, relevant tips for travelers.

Terror Threat Prompts U.S. To Evacuate Consulate

Posted 08.09.2013 | World

The U.S. has ordered the evacuation of another consulate overseas in response to a terrorist threat, CNN reported. According to The Associated Pre...

Trouble in Paradise(s) Redux // Part Two

Dane Steele Green | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Dane Steele Green

A few posts ago, I presented my readers with "Trouble in Paradise(s)" a broadly-written summary of all the places in the world LGBTQ travelers should ...

Travel Warning Expanded To 14 Mexican States

Posted 02.10.2012 | World

For the second time in less than a year, the U.S. State Department has expanded its travel warning for Mexico, urging Americans to stay clear of 14 Me...

When The Government Says No, And You Still Go

AOL Travel News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

When traveler Earl Baron went to Syria last year, a relative made this plea: "Promise me that whatever you do, you won't go to Iraq." Little did his f...

A New Terrorism Alert System. Goodbye, and Good Riddance, to Code Red

David Ropeik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Ropeik

What color worried are you today? No-worries Green? Freaked-out Red? A-little-nervous Yellow? Not for long. The color-coded chart of our fears is abou...

Travel Warning Deters Some From Summer Study In Mexico

Stephen Montemayor | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Stephen Montemayor

Careful review of the circumstances in specific regions of Mexico and the same precautions and common sense that is employed at home could mean the difference between gaining study and understanding and ignoring an opportunity.

The CDC Says A Zika Virus Outbreak In The U.S. Is 'Likely'

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 01.28.2016 | Healthy Living

Don’t be surprised if the mosquito-borne Zika virus making its way through Latin America and the Caribbean spreads within the U.S., national health ...