Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

U.S. to monitor air travelers from African nations with Ebola

(HealthDay)—Air travelers arriving in the United States from two African nations where the Ebola virus is starting to circulate will be channeled to six airports beginning this week, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Canada to require negative COVID test at land border Feb 15

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Tuesday that starting next week any nonessential traveler arriving in Canada by land will need to show a negative PCR-based COVID-19 test or face a fine if they don't have ...

Vaccination

Europe vaccine rollout shifts up a gear as supply worries linger

France and Russia prepared to beef up their coronavirus inoculation programmes from next week, even as authorities on Sunday sought to allay concerns about supplies of the vaccines while the global pandemic shows no sign ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How quickly can the COVID-19 vaccine make travel possible?

The COVID-19 pandemic brought the global tourism industry to a screeching halt in 2020. With vaccines starting to be rolled out, there is hope international travel can resume soon, but exactly when—and how—is the million-dollar ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

First 'COVID-tested' flight lands in Rome from New York

The first "COVID-tested" flight arrived in Rome from New York on Wednesday, an initiative designed to open up air routes between Europe and the United States blocked by the pandemic.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

EU reopens its borders to 14 nations but not to US tourists

The European Union will reopen its borders to travelers from 14 countries, and possibly China soon, the bloc announced Tuesday, but most Americans have been refused entry for at least another two weeks due to soaring coronavirus ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Air corridors can kickstart post-virus tourism: UN agency

So-called air corridors allowing tourists to travel between countries at low risk of coronavirus contagion could help to restart the global tourism industry, a UN agency said on Wednesday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How COVID-19 spread has been contained by travel bans

Millions more people across the EU could have contracted COVID-19 had strict international travel bans not been implemented, shows a new report by computer modelling experts at Stanford University.

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