In global news:

The worsening Ebola outbreak in West Africa is prompting some insurers to abandon formerly promised medevac services for at-risk workers. Several airlines have cut flights to the region and there are reports of countries not allowing air ambulances to make refueling stops, further complicating the evacuation option that many companies provide for staffers in risky regions. Two leading companies in the field – medical assistance company International SOS and insurance firm Allianz Worldwide Care – have recently said they will not provide medevac services for patients with Ebola symptoms.

Read the full story from Insurance Journal (via Reuters) here.

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