Tin Leg MERS Position Statement
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The recent news about Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) does not change the coverage available in Tin Leg travel insurance policies. Travelers needing to seek medical treatment during their trip due to MERS-CoV will be able to use the Tin Leg coverage the same way as any other medical situation. Even if the reported outbreak escalates, Tin Leg does not have any restrictions for epidemics or pandemics, so medical expense coverage will remain the same. Travelers who want the choice to cancel due to concern that they may contract the virus during their trip should consider the cancel for any reason coverage available in the Tin Leg Standard and Luxury policies.