Outbreaks such as Corona, or in recent years Ebola and Measles have raised concerns regarding the spread of diseases worldwide within a short time-frame. In addition, crew and passengers are concerned about becoming infected during air travel. Apart from health implications, outbreaks could also have significant operational and economic repercussion.

In autumn 2019, Dr. Ansa Jordaan Chief of ICAO's Aviation Medicine Section gave the following presentation on preventing infectious diseases and lessons learnt, which we would like to share with you. We perceive that given the current Corona pandemic, the

More advice by ICAO can be found on the page on COVID-19.

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