In recent news, the Swine Flu is spreading worldwide with primary symptoms including fever, coughing, chest discomfort, headaches, and body pains. In more serious cases, infection has led to death. The World Health Organization has also confirmed that this respiratory virus in humans has been officially reported in several countries including Mexico, Peru, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Canada, New Zealand, Britain, Israel, Spain, and the United States.
According to the Center for Disease and Control, officials recommend that travelers check to see if their health insurance plan covers Swine Flu and to make sure that the plan offers medical evacuation.
All of the international health insurance plans on International Student Insurance provide coverage in case you are infected with the Swine Flu during your trip. If you plan on traveling abroad, the Atlas Travel Series will cover you internationally outside your home country. This plan is a travel and health insurance that will provide coverage if you get Swine Flu during your dates of coverage. The plan will also provide emergency air and/or ground transportation to the nearest hospital qualified to provide the necessary treatment. To learn more about the Atlas plan, please click here.
In addition to the Atlas Series, the Citizen Secure plan is available for those looking for a long-term plan. The Citizen Secure is an annually renewable plan that is a health insurance plan that includes coverage if you are infected with the Swine Flu. This plan also offers emergency medical evacuation including air and/or ground transportation. To learn more about the Citizen Secure plan, please click here.