Traveller Forced into Mandatory Hotel Quarantine and Threatened with a Court Appearance After Misleading PCR Test Result

The PCR test is internationally regarded as the ‘gold standard’ for identifying various viral infections, including the detection of COVID-19. PCR testing produces a binary result of either ‘positive’ or ‘negative’ and in this type of testing, a positive detected result is reported when any level of the genetic material is identified during the PCR…

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The COVID Conundrum: Had COVID? Expect issues returning to work.

As the roll out of the COVID-19 vaccinations continues, the world is beginning to plan to return to a sense of normality, which includes a return to work and travel. However, Dr Graham Fry, Tropical Medicine, Trinity College Dublin, Tropical Medical Bureau (Ireland) and Nomad Travel (UK), envisages problems in this return to normality for those who have had COVID-19….

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HSE not using all available resources for vaccine rollout

  TMB Ready to Assist Government with National Vaccination Plan   Tropical Medical Bureau (TMB), the leading travel medicine clinic group in Ireland, is ready to assist the Irish government with the national Covid19 vaccine rollout. Dr Graham Fry, Founder and Group Medical Director of TMB said, “we are well experienced in the administering of…

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Vaccine rollout can and should be speeded up

Supply is not the only factor delaying rollout. TMB remain ready to assist government with vaccination plan. Dr Graham Fry, TMB Medical Director is available for comment. TMB Ready to Assist Government with National Vaccination Plan Tropical Medical Bureau (TMB), the leading travel medicine clinic group in Ireland, is ready to assist the Irish government…

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Oxford Vaccine Should be Used for Over 65’s says Irish Vaccination Expert

With Ireland’s COVID-19 vaccination rollout starting this week, one of the countries leading tropical medicine and vaccination experts has said he believes that the government are making a huge mistake by not using the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine on the over 65 age group. This decision was taken following a report from the Germany’s Robert Koch Institute…

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Vaccine Tourism

Press release date: 11th February 2021 Tropical Medical Bureau (TMB), Ireland’s largest travel medicine group, has noticed a new trend in people requesting PCR tests, prior to them travelling back to their home countries to be vaccinated against COVID-19. For example, this week TMB conducted PCR tests on Russian and British citizens who were preparing…

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Follow-up Covid Tests Proving Problematic

Dr Graham Fry, Tropical Medicine, Trinity College Dublin, Tropical Medical Bureau (Ireland) and Nomad Travel (UK), is calling on the Irish and UK governments to introduce new PCR certification guidelines for return to work and travel protocols. PCR Ct rates should be evaluated by a medical practitioner, where a follow-up PCR test takes place two…

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TMB Launch Kilkenny Drive-Through COVID-19 Testing Facility

Tropical Medical Bureau (TMB) are proud to announce the launch of their new drive-through COVID-19 PCR testing facility in Kilkenny which will be operational from Thursday 21st January 2021. This drive-through testing facility, located at Ayrfield Medical Centre, Kilkenny, provides a fast, convenient, and safe way for those who are travelling and those who are…

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TMB Group partner with Irish Lab to offer same-day turnaround PCR Testing and New Drive-Through Testing Site

  Lower price point also announced Tropical Medical Bureau (TMB) are proud to announce their partnership with Irish lab group, Plusvital, to offer expanded COVID-19 PCR testing services in Ireland. From the Wednesday 9th December 2020, TMB will be offering COVID-19 PCR tests at a reduced rate of €120 and will be able to offer same day results, in addition…

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Travel Clearance Certificate Now Available at TMB

As international travel begins to resume once again, COVID-19 remains prevalent in many countries worldwide and so numerous airlines and countries have introduced regulations which requires individuals to have a COVID-19 Travel Clearance Certificate to fly or to enter a country. Tropical Medical Bureau are delighted to announce that Travel Clearance Certificates are now available in selected…

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