COVID-19 and travel: Australia’s hotel quarantine to remain for ‘years to come’ despite travellers getting vaccinated
The World Health Organisation’s experts say people who have been vaccinated would still need to take the same precautions as now – including quarantine arrangements – until a level of herd immunity is achieved.
By next year, millions of people around the world will be in line to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
Across Europe, the COVID-19 pandemic is causing excess deaths, placing a burden on societies and health systems and harming the economy.
Fears of a mutated coronavirus variant have Swiss authorities working to track down thousands of British tourists who arrived ahead of a travel ban.
Rapid tests for coronavirus are a “useful” public health tool despite only picking up half as much virus as tests done in a lab, a group of scientists has said.
Travel restrictions might make sense, but what this country really needs is better disease surveillance.
Mass testing of asymptomatic health-care workers (HCWs) has been suggested to reduce nosocomial transmission of COVID-19.