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MERS-CoV overview | International SOS
The recent spike in cases of MERS is a matter of growing concern to businesses with people travelling through, or working, in the Middle East. Over 2000 cases of MERS have been reported worldwide, including at least 700 deaths; in Saudi Arabia there have been over 1670 cases with more than 680 deaths.
Zika virus news and resources – International SOS
Key medical information on the outbreak evolution. Zika is an emerging infectious disease that is transmitted to people through mosquito bites. An increasing number of travellers are being diagnosed with the disease after they return home.
During Ramadan, it is important for organisations to promote healthy routines to their workforce. Often, key indicators for lifestyle-related conditions are not often checked and known.
Natural Disaster Assistance – International SOS
Tsunamis, floods and forest fires happen all too often, as do earthquakes, hurricanes and other extreme weather events. Global organisations consider their business travellers and expatriates are at medium risk of hurricanes, typhoons and tsunamis whilst on assignment. 52% of large organisations report dealing with occurrences of these threats over a three-year period.
TB is a serious condition that is contagious and spreads through the air – it can be found in every part of the world. However, TB can be prevented and cured with proper treatment. In fact, early diagnosis and treatment is crucial.
The term 'cardiovascular disease' covers a multitude of illnesses of the heart and blood vessels. Coronary artery disease (heart attacks) and strokes are common.
Today, our network of 5,200 medical and security experts look after our clients 24/7 no matter where their business takes them. In an ever-changing world, the growing focus has been on the importance of prevention and the necessity of preparing employees before they leave home.
3 Top tips to improve resilience
Managers are in danger of being drawn into a very low level of detail that could be addressed more efficiently: time spent tracking people down and trying to communicate could be reduced in order to make additional time for addressing the bigger picture.