Health

EXPLAINER: Will you need a 'vaccine passport' to travel?

Airlines and others in the travel industry are throwing their support behind so-called vaccine passports to boost pandemic-depressed travel, and authorities in Europe could embrace the idea quickly enough for the peak summer ...

Vaccination

EU chief threatens UK with vaccine export curbs

The EU on Wednesday threatened to invoke emergency powers to block European exports of Covid-19 vaccines to ensure "reciprocity" with other suppliers, urging Britain to send Europe more jabs.

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 ...

Health

Hong Kong, Singapore agree 'travel bubble'

Hong Kong and Singapore on Thursday said they had agreed "in principle" to set up a bubble allowing residents to travel freely between the two financial hubs as long as they test negative for the coronavirus.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 outbreak in Iran may be much larger than we think

Iran may have significantly more cases of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) than the 43 that were reported to the public. A brief report published in Annals of Internal Medicine suggests that Iran would need to have approximately ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

East European nations launch virus fightback

Slovakia and the Czech Republic on Thursday said they were closing borders to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus, while Latvia and Lithuania closed schools and banned mass gatherings.

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