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Qantas Becomes First Airline To Require Passengers To Get Covid-19 Vaccine Before Flying Internationally
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Qantas Becomes First Airline To Require Passengers To Get Covid-19 Vaccine Before Flying Internationally


Getting a Covid-19 vaccine could soon be a requirement to travel internationally, with one major airline already saying that vaccination will become a “necessity” to set foot on its aircraft in the future, while a project led by air industry trade body IATA  to create a “digital passport” proving vaccination enters its final stages.  KEY FACTS - On Monday, Australia’s…

Italy Announces Curfews And Closures As Europe Faces New Lockdowns

Italy Announces Curfews And Closures As Europe Faces New Lockdowns


Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Monday announced new coronavirus restrictions, the Associated Press reported, becoming the latest European country to institute new measures because of a sharp increase in coronavirus cases. KEY FACTS - Unlike the earlier lockdown, the restrictions will vary based on the number of cases and hospitalizations in the region, Conte said, according to AP. …

England Will Go On New Lockdown After Coronavirus Spike

England Will Go On New Lockdown After Coronavirus Spike


England is set to go into its second lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced Saturday, telling residents “you must stay at home.” KEY FACTS - People will only be able to meet with one person from outside their household outdoors, while restaurants, pubs and cafes will have to shift service to takeout or delivery only. - The lockdown will take effect…

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