Monkeypox Virus: What We Know So Far

The Monkeypox Virus comes from the same family of viruses as Smallpox and was initially recognised in 1958 in research monkeys. While some of the signs and symptoms of Monkeypox are similar to that of Smallpox, Monkeypox has a significantly lower death rate than Smallpox: 3-5% vs. 30% respectively. So far, symptoms of Monkeypox in…

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What Long-Haul Destinations are Irish People Travelling to in 2022?

Ireland’s leading travel health group, Tropical Medical Bureau (TMB), have revealed the most popular long-haul destinations for 2022, and South America is reigning supreme. In fact, six out of the top ten top destinations are in South America. Brazil Thailand Peru Columbia Mexico Ecuador Costa Rica Tanzania Argentina Bolivia In contrast to TMB’s list of…

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Private PCR Testing Available in TMB Clinics Throughout Ireland

Private PCR Testing Available in TMB Clinics Throughout Ireland TMB’S PRIVATE PCR TESTING SERVICE COSTS €99 AND PROVIDES SAME-DAY RESULTS 26th of November 2021 Tropical Medical Bureau (TMB), Ireland’s leading travel medicine clinic group, offer private PCR testing service to patients with same-day results for €99 at TMB’s drive-through test centre at Leopardstown Racecourse and…

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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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