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China Announces ‘Easing’ Of Restrictions – Why It’s Too Little, Too Late

Many people might still be unaware of China’s ‘Zero COVID’ policy, but while the rest of the world has opened its doors to tourists and relaxed COVID measures for its residents, China has still been implementing aggressive contact tracing, regular testing, forced quarantine and strict lockdown measures to prevent COVID transmission. On Friday, China eased …

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Travel Bans Didn’t Stop Covid In Canada, So Why Do Some Countries Still Have Them?

Canada recently made headlines after the country dropped its remaining Covid requirements. Still, it wasn’t so long ago that the country had some of the harshest entry requirements in the world. As the world emerges from the pandemic, many wonder whether stringent measures taken by various countries truly did anything to prevent the spread of …

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Barbados Drops All Entry Requirements Returning To Normal Tourism

Barbados has become one of the latest destinations around the world to completely drop its Covid-19 related entry requirements and return at last to normal tourism after a few years of tiresome travel restrictions. Almost the dictionary definition of a stunning Caribbean island, Barbados has long since been a popular destination for travelers from the …

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U.S. Ban On Unvaccinated Travelers Remains, Despite CDC Guidance Update

As the world moves beyond the era of Covid restrictions, one hurdle remains for international travelers to the United States. Noncitizens wishing to travel to the U.S. must show proof of full vaccination against Covid-19 before boarding a flight to the U.S from another country. While this was the norm at the start of the …

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Thailand To Start Treating Covid Like The Flu From October

In a new development even the most optimistic didn’t see coming, Thailand will outpace the vast majority of Asia, and even the Western Hemisphere, in treating Covid as an endemic disease. From October, the once ultra-strict country will downgrade the pathogen to the same category as the flu virus, effectively treating both the same. After …

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Malaysia Removes All Covid Entry Requirements For Travelers

The Southeast Asian Country Returns To Pre-Pandemic Operations The Southeast Asian country of Malaysia has removed the last of its COVID-era entry requirements, allowing vaccinated and unvaccinated tourists alike the chance to explore its beauty unimpeded. It’s one of the few Asian countries to completely drop its regulations surrounding the infection. Although vaccinated travelers were …

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CDC Adds 6 More Countries To High Risk List Amid New Covid Wave

While it may have seemed like the darker days of Covid were behind us, the silent threat remains very much real, as several countries battle a new potentially disruptive wave. The United States’ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, shortened to CDC, is keeping track of the developments, and has now added a further 6 …

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CDC Lowers Covid Health Risk For 6 More Countries

With Covid finally on course to become an endemic disease, and no longer a particularly worrying threat to public health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is making some important updates to its travel advisories. Now, six more countries have had their health risk levels downgraded, enjoying a new Level 2 status. Throughout …

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Finland Is Open For Tourism As Country Lifts All Entry Requirements

The Finnish Interior Ministry has reported that all coronavirus entry requirements will be lifted on June 30th for international travelers. Beginning June 30th, travelers visiting Finland will no longer be required to show proof of a negative test, vaccination status, or be subject to testing upon arrival. The decision comes after a recent extension of …

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These Top 3 Tourist Destinations in The U.S. Have Become Covid Hot Spots

It has become evident that the only way to beat the virus, is to learn how to live with it. That belief has been adopted by most countries around the world, especially the U.S. who in recent days announced that it will no longer require travelers to show proof of a negative Covid test when …

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These Are The Last 7 Countries in Europe With Travel Restrictions

The European Union spent decades getting rid of its borders. Coronavirus brought them back. When the pandemic first washed across the bloc in early 2020, panicky countries restored border controls; people and trucks transporting everything from car parts to cabbages spent days in huge lines waiting to cross frontiers. Most air travel ended. Over the …

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Airlines Rally Together Against Testing Rule To Enter U.S.

Several different airlines across the country have rallied together in an effort to fight against the Covid-19 testing rule that’s currently required to enter the country via air. Despite several countries around the world either considerably easing or removing their Covid-19 related entry requirements, the U.S. has yet to do so. Even though its nearby …

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