UK refusing health insurance?

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Editor;

Amazing Thailand – I was informed by a relation in UK that when applying for personnel insurance, was asked, “Have you spent any time in Thailand?” Also, when offering to give blood was asked the same question, and was refused. So I got an email asking if I knew why Thailand was being singled out, so anyone know?  Apart from the obvious HIV, which is world wide.

Matt Jomtien

Ed’s note: Our resident doctor says that it could be because of tropical diseases, such as malaria, dengue, Japanese B, encephalitis, Hepatitis B…