maritime health

Update February 24: Live map depicts spread of coronavirus

The new coronavirus (COVID-19) has cost the lives of more than 2,485,000 while confirmed cases exceed 112,000,000. Although coronavirus started in China in early 2020, now it has spread all over the world, with the US accounting for the most deaths. Also, Europe, South America and India top the list with the regions affected significantly.

Crystal cruises to require passenger COVID-19 vaccinations

Amid the second wave of coronavirus outbreak, Crystal cruises announced that all passengers onboard its ocean and river cruises are required to be fully inoculated with a COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days prior to their Crystal cruise.

How to treat a crewmember suffering from hypothermia

UK Club’s Crew health director, Sophia Bullard, explains why hypothermia remains a challenging issue, the impact it has on seafarers, as well as proposes measures to prevent and treat this condition.

UK MCA: What to know when booking a hotel for a 10-day quarantine

The COVID-19 pandemic led the UK to implement stricter measures to those arriving, informing that those arriving in the country will have to book a hotel and stay in quarantine from the point of their arrival. The day of arrival in England will be treated as day zero.

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