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Thailand to require foreign tourists to buy health insurance

Vajira Hospital in Bangkok

Vajira Hospital in Dusit, Bangkok. Photo: Kitiponglive.


BANGKOK, June 28 (UPI) – Lawmakers in Thailand say they want all foreign tourists to be required to purchase travel and health insurance before arriving in their country.

Thailand’s Public Health Ministry Wednesday proposed the measure during a meeting with representatives from the Airports of Thailand, Royal Thai Police and other government ministries, the Bangkok Post reported.

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