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Travelers flying from Uganda will be funneled to one of five U.S. airports so they can be screened for Ebola amid an outbreak in that African country, federal officials announced Thursday.

Passengers who have been in Uganda within the previous 21 days will fly to Kennedy Airport in New York; New...

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is dropping its foreign travel advisories for COVID. The agency explained that because so many countries have stopped tracking their COVID cases, it can no longer accurately calculate health risks to travelers.

Going forward, the CDC will only post travel health notices about individual countries if there are particular concerns. This mi...

If you haven't had a COVID vaccine, you can't travel to Canada, but that could change soon.

The vaccine requirement for foreign nationals in that country is likely to be eliminated by the end of September, the Associated...

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has ended its program to monitor COVID-19 cases on cruise ships, leaving the industry to manage infection risks aboard its vessels.

Cruise ships experienced some of the earliest coronavirus outbreaks as the pandemic...

A requirement for all international travelers flying to the United States to take a COVID-19 test within a day of departure will be lifted on Sunday, a senior Biden administration official said Friday.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has determined the regulation is no longer necessary, but will reevaluate the need for a COVID-19 testing requirement every 90 days, the ...

The European Union's mask mandate for airliners and airports will be dropped as of May 16, officials said Wednesday.

The new guideline "takes account of the latest developments in the pandemic, in particular the levels of vaccination and naturally acquired immunity, and the accompanying lifting of restrictions in a growing number of European countries," the European Union Aviation Safety ...

Just weeks after dropping masking rules, some overseas airlines have canceled hundreds of flights as they struggle with staffing shortages related to COVID-19.

This comes as the leading U.S. airlines have urged the Biden administration to scrap a mask mandate for passengers.

Swiss airline...

The United States is keeping a close eye on rising COVID cases and hospitalizations in Britain, Dr. Anthony Fauci said Tuesday.

Compared to the previous week, the United Kingdom saw a 48% increase in COVID-19 cases and a 17% rise in hospitalizations last week, CNN reported.

The daily case rate of about 55,000 a day is less than a third of what it was during the

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  • All testing and quarantine requirements for travelers to European Union member nations should be lifted next month for those who are vaccinated or have recovered from COVID-19, the European Council said Tuesday.

    That would include people who received their last dose of their primary vaccination series at least 14 days and no more than 270 days before their arrival, or have received their ...

    British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced Monday that his government will end all remaining coronavirus restrictions in England, including the requirement for people with COVID-19 to self-isolate.

    In a news conference, Johnson said the country was moving to a m...

    European Union residents should be able to move freely between the 27 member nations if they've been vaccinated in the past nine months or have recently recovered from coronavirus infection, bloc officials said Tuesday.

    The announcement was made a day after the World Health Organization (WHO) said the spread of the

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  • January 25, 2022
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  • Coronavirus testing requirements for vaccinated people arriving in England will be scrapped, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced Monday.

    Details about the changes are to be provided later in the day by Transport Secretary Grant Shapps, the Associated Press reported.

    To "show that this country is open for business, open for travelers, you will see changes so that ...

    Numerous COVID restrictions will be dropped in England because government experts believe the Omicron variant "has now peaked nationally," British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Wednesday.

    As of Jan. 27, COVID-19 passes will no longer be needed to enter large-scale events and the use of face masks in public schools will no longer be required. After that day,

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  • January 19, 2022
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  • Americans should avoid travel to Canada due to "very high" levels of COVID-19 cases in that country, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday.

    The agency placed Canada under a Level 4 travel health notice, which is the highest category and includes other countries such as France, Germany, Britain, Spain and South Africa.

    "Because of the current situation ...

    British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday announced that pre-departure tests for people traveling to the United Kingdom will no longer be required because restrictions meant to contain the international spread of the highly contagious Omicron variant are now meaningless.

    The chang...

    Taking to the skies for a long-awaited holiday?

    Choose your seat on the plane wisely and don't overlook familiar steps like keeping your mask on to reduce your odds for getting COVID-19 or another contagious disease, experts suggest.

    "Spacing is an obvious challenge on airplanes, especially when the planes are filled at or near capacity over the holiday season. So anything that can...

    The first confirmed U.S. case of the Omicron variant has been reported in California, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Wednesday.

    The patient was a traveler, apparently from the San Francisco area, who returned from South Africa on Nov. 22, the CDC said in a statement<...

    As the world struggles with ways to stem the spread of the new Omicron variant, the U.S. Centers of Disease Control and Prevention announced Tuesday that international travelers to the United States will soon have to provide a negative result from a coronavirus test taken within 24 hours of departure.

    That's a much tighter turnaround: Current rules allow fully vaccinated people to take a ...

    Nearly 1 in 3 older Americans plan an extended trip next year, and 1 in 4 plan to travel for the holidays, but many will take COVID-19 into account, a new survey shows.

    If COVID cases surge at their destination, 20% said they would definitely change their plans, and another 52% said they might do so.

    "These poll findings are consistent with previous AARP research which shows that op...

    For the first time in more than18 months, fully vaccinated travelers from dozens of other countries can enter the United States on Monday.

    Visitors will need to show proof of vaccination and a negative coronavirus test taken within three calendar days of travel. Unvaccinated Americans and children under the age of 18 are exempt from the requirement, but must take a test within one day of ...

    The Biden administration on Monday released the specifics of its plan to allow the return of foreign travelers to the United States.

    While adult visitors will have to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and will need to be tested for the virus before boarding a plane to the United States, visitors younger than 18 will not have to be fully vaccinated, but will still need to take a COVID-1...

    All international travelers who are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus will be able to enter the United States beginning Nov. 8, an official at the White House told The New York Times.

    The announcement came on the heels of news on Wednesday that the United States would reopen its land borders to fully vaccinated travelers from Canada and Mexico for the first time ...

    Beginning in November, the United States will reopen its borders to fully vaccinated travelers from Canada and Mexico for the first time since pandemic closures began 19 months ago, the Biden administration will announce Wednesday.

    The move comes just weeks after U.S. officials said they would soon lift a similar ban on foreigners traveling to America from overseas.

    Tuesday's action...

    Due to surging coronavirus cases, the United States will be removed from the European Union's "safe list" of countries whose citizens can travel to the 27-nation bloc without additional restrictions such as testing and quarantines.

    The change is expected to be announced Monday, but will not be mandatory for EU member nations, who can decide for themselves whether or not to impose the new ...

    A coronavirus outbreak on a Carnival Cruise Line ship that sailed from Galveston, Texas, to Belize is one of the largest reported on a vessel sailing from the United States since cruises relaunched this summer.

    The 27 cases on the Carnival Vista reported by the

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  • August 13, 2021
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  • Plans are underway to require nearly all foreign travelers to the United States to be vaccinated against COVID-19, a Biden administration official confirmed Wednesday.

    The policy will be put in place once the current restrictions on travel into this country are lifted, but officials haven't decided exactly when that will happen, The New York Times reported.

    President Joe Bi...

    Moderna Inc. announced on Thursday that the potency of its vaccine does not dim in the first six months after the second dose.

    The news came in a statement that contained little actual data, but the findings may comfort the 63 ...

    Starting Aug. 2, the United Kingdom will allow fully vaccinated travelers from the United States into the country without having to quarantine upon arrival, officials there announced Wednesday.

    Right now, people who have been vaccinated in Britain don't have to isolate when returning from most "amber list" countries, but that exemption doesn't apply to people who have been vaccinated outs...

    The rapid spread of the highly contagious Delta variant around the world means that the United States will continue with COVID-19 international travel restrictions for now, a White House official said Monday.

    The Delta variant now accounts for 83% of all U.S. coronavirus cases, according to the U.S. Ce...

    The U.S. government issued its most dire warnings against travel to Britain on Monday as coronavirus cases surged in that country while nearly all COVID-19 restrictions were lifted in an effort to restart the economy.

    Both the U.S. State Department and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Level 4 travel alerts and urged all Americans to avoid visiting the U.K...

    Fully vaccinated U.S. travelers will be allowed into Canada as of Aug, 9, Canadian officials announced Monday.

    Canada's 14-day quarantine requirement will be waived for people who are residing in the United States and are fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccine approved in Canada, CBS News reported. All three vaccines available in the United States are also approved in Canada.

    A federal appeals court has ruled that Florida-based cruise ships will be able to keep COVID-19 pandemic restrictions in place for now.

    On Saturday, the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals temporarily blocked a June ruling in favor of a Florida lawsuit that had challenged the regulations, the Associated Press reported.

    The latest ruling means that U.S. Centers for Disease Co...

    Fully vaccinated Americans may be able to visit Canada by mid-August, and fully vaccinated travelers from all countries may be able to visit by early September, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday.

    In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Canada closed its land border with the United States in March 2020 and later restricted entry to other foreign visitors, the Washington Post

    Hawaii will drop COVID-19 testing and quarantine rules for fully vaccinated travelers from the U.S. mainland in two weeks, Gov. David Ige announced Thursday.

    When the restrictions are lifted on July 8, visitors using the quarantine exemption will have to upload their vaccination cards to a state website and bring a hard copy of their vaccination card with them, the Associated Press

    U.S. officials on Monday warned all Americans not to visit Japan because of a spike in coronavirus cases there just two months before the Tokyo Olympics are set to start.

    The travel advisories, one issued by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and one that came from the U.S. State Department, don't ban Americans from visiting Japan, but they could trigger higher trave...

    If you must travel during the spring break, be sure to follow recommended COVID-19 pandemic safety measures, an emergency medicine doctor advises.

    Millions of people are packing airports, while only one-quarter of the U.S. population has received at least one shot of a COVID-19 vaccine, noted Dr. Lewis Nelson, director of the department of emergency medicine at Rutgers New Jersey Medical ...

    As more infectious coronavirus variants first detected in Britain and South Africa circulate globally, President Joe Biden plans to bar travel by non-citizens into the United States from South Africa.

    A White House official said Sunday that the South Africa travel ban would go into effect on Jan. 30 and that an existing ban would be extended on non-citizen travelers from Europe and B...

    For Americans who are worried about the new coronavirus variant that is circulating in Britain, experts in the United States urge everyone to stay calm.

    So far, the new variant only seems to spread more easily, with no evidence of higher virulence (ability to cause harm), researchers at Northwestern Medicine in Chicago explained.

    "There's no reason to get scared or panic, we j...

    The coronavirus crisis has millions of Americans questioning whether it's wise, or even safe, to travel this spring.

    Now, an infectious disease expert has created a checklist to help you decide whether to go ahead with your trip or cancel it.

    COVID-19 is an illness caused by a new coronavirus. For most people with healthy immune systems, infection appears to result in mild ...

    The coronavirus that has rapidly infected nearly 6,000 people in China is spreading across the globe, with five cases confirmed in the United States.

    The death toll in China so far has topped 130.

    Here's what else you should know about the new coronavirus, called 2019-nCoV, which originated in the city of Wuhan:

    "This is a new virus that has not been previously ...

    Many American kids aren't vaccinated against measles before they travel overseas to areas where the disease is endemic, a new study finds.

    Nearly 60% of these children hadn't received the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccination before going abroad. This year, the more than 1,200 cases of measles reported in the United States were largely the result of people returning from trips ...

    You're on an overseas flight with your young child, who starts complaining of fever and chills. You ask the flight attendant for help, maybe some pain relievers. Will the plane's first aid kit have what your child needs?

    Not likely, new research finds. While children account for 16% of medical emergencies on airplanes, few first aid kits have child-specific remedies for such emerg...

    Before you book that next trip, you might want to check the air pollution levels of the city you choose as your vacation destination.

    A new study finds that just a brief visit in cities with bad air can lead to breathing problems that may take at least a week to subside.

    Researchers assessed the lung and heart health of 34 healthy young adults from New York City who traveled...

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