The World Health Organization spends more on travel than on key diseases. That’s actually okay. – Washington Post

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A Liberian man walks past an Ebola awareness painting on a wall in downtown Monrovia, Liberia, in 2015. (Ahmed Jallanzo/European Pressphoto Agency) A recent AP article (carried by The Washington Post) grabbed widespread attention with the charge that the “World Health Organization [WHO] routinely spends about $200 million a year on travel — far more than […]

Have fork, will travel: The top travel destinations for food fans – SFGate

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Russia Urges Hepatitis Shots For All Travel To ‘Gay-ropa’ – RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

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The Russian government is urging everyone traveling to Europe to first get a vaccination against hepatitis-A. Russia’s consumer-protection agency, Rospotrebnadzor, issued the warning on June 22, citing a June 7 World Health Organization (WHO) report documenting outbreaks of the disease in 15 European countries, as well as the United States and Chile. The WHO reported […]