What To Do When Travel Crisis Strikes

It's happened again. This time it's the Zika virus that is impacting travel throughout South America, Central America, Mexico and even the Caribbean. It began in Brazil, which is top of mind these days for travelers because of the upcoming Olympic Games, set for August in Rio de Janeiro, but quickly spread to other countries. Every few years the global travel industry is hit with a virus scare, from H1N1 flu in Mexico to bird flu in Asia and the Ebola crisis in Africa. Zika fever is particularly alarming - an almost symptomless disease that is undetectably mild in most adults but in pregnant women can cause terrible birth defects in their babies. It is also particularly fast moving with a number of cases now reported in Florida, including three…
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