COVID19

Yale doctor says research your summer destination COVID-19 vaccination rate before traveling

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — With travel back on this year, many people are excited to finally get out of the house and head to a destination.

Yale Medicine‘s Dr. Jaimie Meyer advises people who are planning travel into the summer or late into the fall to think about what the COVID-19 vaccination coverage is at their destination.

“There are very wide ranges of vaccination coverage in this country,” Dr. Meyer points out.

“Some states mostly in New England have over 70% coverage where other states in the deep south and the mountain west really a minority of the

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Government mulling inter-state travel between Covid-19 green zones

A general view of the traffic on the North South Highway on the first day of the conditional movement control order May 4, 2020. Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said the NSC needed to consider several factors, such as whether the travellers will be passing through a yellow or red zone en route to their destination, and how should monitoring of such travellers be conducted. — Picture by Sayuti Zainudin

A general view of the traffic on the North South Highway on the first day of the conditional movement control order May 4, 2020. Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said the NSC needed to consider several factors, such as whether the travellers will be passing through a yellow or red zone en route to their destination, and how should monitoring of such travellers be conducted. — Picture by Sayuti Zainudin

PUTRAJAYA, March 4 — The National Security Council (NSC) is currently discussing if travel between green zones in different states should be permitted, said Senior Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri

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How COVID-19 is changing where D-FW flies for spring break

Pandemic travel restrictions are playing a major role in where North Texans are going to spring break, with travelers favoring beach and outdoor destinations and skipping states with strict testing and quarantine protocols.

Mexico, Florida and Las Vegas are still top spring break destinations for travelers out of DFW International Airport, according to Airline Reporting Corp., which pulls data from ticket sales. But other tropical destinations such as Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands are gaining traction because tourists can social distance and visit beaches, but don’t have to submit to testing and quarantine rules for international travelers.

Meanwhile,

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Cuba to quarantine travelers amid COVID-19 surge

HAVANA (Reuters) – Most travelers entering Cuba as of Feb. 6 will be quarantined for up to a week, the government announced on Saturday, and flights from the United States and some other countries reduced to no more than one per week per airline.



a group of people walking on a sidewalk: FILE PHOTO: Tourists trickle back to Havana and other Cuban cities


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FILE PHOTO: Tourists trickle back to Havana and other Cuban cities

Tourists will have to remain in hotels at their own expense and residents in special centers free of charge until a test at five days comes back negative.

Visitors already must arrive with proof of a negative test for the new coronavirus

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