Planning a Zika-Free Babymoon: 5 Ideas for a Safe Pre-Baby Vacation

When reports of the mosquito-borne Zika virus first made the news in 2016, pregnant women and their families were concerned, especially if they were planning trips. Although it’s taken a back seat to other news, Zika’s still around…and if you’re pregnant or trying and planning a babymoon, it’s probably top-of-mind. Instead of skipping that last

Zika Virus – How TuGo Travel Insurance Covers Pregnant Women

Reports of the mosquito-borne Zika virus spreading have continued to ramp up in the past few days, with the World Health Organization adding to the list of countries that have reported it. However, as of January 29 at 10:00 am PST, a Public Health Agency of Canada press conference confirmed no formal travel advisory will

Travel Advisory: Zika Virus Alert Update

Zika virus – related conditions The mosquito-borne Zika virus has been dominating the news since it first hit in December. The virus, when contracted by pregnant women, has been linked to microcephaly, a rare birth defect. It may also be causing another serious health condition called Guillain-Barré syndrome, where the body’s immune system attacks the

Mexico, Central and South America Travel Advisory: Zika Virus Alert

Are you heading to Central or South America for some R&R? Be sure to protect yourself against the Zika virus! The Public Health Agency of Canada recently reported an outbreak of Zika virus in Mexico and countries in Central and South America, which is spread via infected mosquitos. Symptoms include: Fever Headache Pink Eye Rashes