Overseas travel needs to resume slowly, scientists warn


Senior scientists say the ideal scenario is to quarantine when people fly from any country-John Walton / PA

Senior scientists say the ideal scenario is to quarantine when people fly from any country-John Walton / PA

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According to senior scientists, overseas travel should resume slowly, and traffic light systems can “leak” into Covid variants.

Professor Robin Shattock, director of mucosal infections and immunity at Imperial College London School of Medicine, said the ideal scenario would be to quarantine people when they return from any country.

He said the coronavirus could be a “quite trivial infection” for most people, but it is still unclear whether the entire population will need to be vaccinated again every winter.

The Travel Task Force, founded by Boris Johnson, will be reported shortly and many expect it to be proposed. Traffic light approach..

It ranks countries as red, amber, or green, depending on infection rate and prevalence of Covid mutations at overseas destinations.

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06:00 AM

Easter restrictions around the world

Millions of Christians around the world prepared Saturday to spend another Easter weekend under restrictions due to the coronavirus surge, but there was good news from the smash. America, Has exceeded the milestone of 100 million vaccinations.

Despite the accelerating deployment of vaccines, there are concerns about a surge in infections in many parts of the world, forcing the re-imposition of very unpopular restrictions, including European countries.

  • Italy The entire country was considered a high-risk coronavirus “red zone” during the time when families usually reunited, starting a strict Easter blockade on Saturday.so Vatican On Good Friday, a handful of spectators glimpsed Pope Francis, who presided over the “Stations of the Cross” ceremony at St. Peter’s Square in the sky.

Pope Francis-Vatican Pool during the celebration of the Lord's passion at St. Peter's Basilica on Good Friday

Pope Francis-Vatican Pool during the celebration of the Lord’s Passion at St. Peter’s Basilica on Good Friday

  • New restrictions also came into effect on Saturday FranceAuthorities are struggling to deal with the dramatic increase in incidents that overwhelmed hospitals in the capital Paris..

  • Curbs have already been strengthened in other European countries, including: Belgium,and Germany After the government abandoned Easter’s strict blockade plan, Chancellor Angela Merkel urged people to limit social contact before breaks.

  • Beyond the Atlantic Canada, A similar restriction was imposed before Easter Ontario And Quebec, The two most populous states in the country.

Christian worshipers carry a wooden cross along Via Dolorosa in the Old City of Jerusalem during the Good Friday procession-EMMANUEL DUNAND / AFP

Christian worshipers carry a wooden cross along Via Dolorosa in the Old City of Jerusalem during the Good Friday procession-EMMANUEL DUNAND / AFP

  • But there was a step in the normal direction Jerusalemof old Town, Where the blockade weakened Easter last year.Thanks to the opening of most major sites, there was a modest crowd this year IsraelSuccessful vaccine deployment.

04:55 AM

Argentine leader tests positive for coronavirus

Argentine President Alberto Fernandez tested positive for the coronavirus, waiting for results to be confirmed, and is fine despite a mild fever, Peronist’s first leader tweeted Saturday did.

“I’m in good shape,” the president, who turned 62 on Friday, said in a tweet. He had been vaccinated with Russian Sputnik V vaccine against the coronavirus earlier this year.

The President of Argentina deals with cases of his own virus-ESTEBAN COLLAZO / AFP

The Argentine President deals with his own case of the virus-ESTEBAN COLLAZO / AFP

“I would have liked to end my birthday without this news, but I’m fine,” Fernandez tweeted.

He is isolated under the Covid-19 protocol, but continues to work.

04:42 AM

What will Boris Johnson announce on Monday?

Boris Johnson is set to update the country on Monday for the next step from the blockade.

The Prime Minister is expected to announce whether England can move on to the next phase of reopening – and he can give up-to-date information on the reopening borders and Covid passports.

He was also able to see if the hairdresser and beer garden would be allowed to open on April 12th.

Here’s what we know about his announcement: What will Boris Johnson announce on Monday?Options for easing blockades, travel and Covid passports

03:10 AM

“Huge demand” for resumption of staycation

The Staycation business reports “huge demand” for the reopening scheduled for April 12.

This could allow self-contained accommodation providers and outdoor visitor attractions to welcome customers under the Boris Johnson roadmap to ease the blockade of the coronavirus in the United Kingdom. Is the earliest date.

We are also preparing to reopen outdoor attractions such as theme parks and zoos.

The Prime Minister will issue a statement on Monday in connection with the possibility of deregulation in the United Kingdom on April 12.

In Wales, a self-contained villa was reopened on March 27 for people living in the country.

No dates have been announced for villas to be available in Scotland or Northern Ireland.

01:28 AM

Scientists say overseas travel should resume slowly

According to senior scientists, overseas travel should resume slowly, and traffic light systems can “leak” into Covid variants.

Professor Robin Shattock, director of mucosal infections and immunity at Imperial College London School of Medicine, said the ideal scenario would be to quarantine people when they return from any country.

He said the coronavirus could be a “quite trivial infection” for most people, but it is still unclear whether the entire population will need to be vaccinated again every winter.

The Travel Task Force, founded by Boris Johnson, will be reported shortly and many expect it to be proposed. Traffic light approach..

It ranks countries as red, amber, or green, depending on infection rate and prevalence of Covid mutations at overseas destinations.

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