How does travel insurance cover monkeypox?
Here’s what you need to know:
What is monkey pox?
There is a monkeypox vaccine and its rollout in Australia has begun. Those most at risk have been prioritized for the initial phase, with more supplies expected to arrive later this year and through 2023.
Where was monkeypox detected?
Almost all new cases are reported in Europe and the Americas.
Will travel insurance cover medical expenses related to monkeypox?
Will travel insurance cover the cost of self-isolation?
The NIB said it does not cover expenses related to self-isolation or quarantine.
Australia’s monkeypox vaccine rollout has begun, with high-risk groups prioritized for the vaccine in the initial phase Source: PAA, APE / Cristobal Herrera-Ulashkevich
What else to be aware of
“Some cover cancellation or interruption if it’s you and your travel companion, or a family member or business partner, and some won’t cover those events at all.”
– with AFP