A small update to a post 3 years ago in air travel and tuberculosis. There has not been much in the way of new evidence since 2015. There was a publication in 2017 by the Japanese, detailing contact investigations on 42 index TB cases that had boarded a plane between 2012 and 2015, resulting in […]

Dr. Raymond Fong – a consultant infectious diseases at Changi General Hospital – had commented in response to my earlier post on legal aspects of tuberculosis management that one other challenging issue sometimes faced by doctors was with regards to air travel and tuberculosis. There have been a number of incidents regarding passengers and crew members of […]