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Americans can travel to Europe, if fully vaccinated

Americans who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 will get to vacation in the European Union this summer, according to European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen. She said this in an interview on Sunday with The New York Times.

Von der Leyen didn’t give any details on how this would occur or a timeline on when tourism would open up, according to the report by the Times.

“The Americans, as far as I can see, use European Medicines Agency-approved vaccines,” von der Leyen said. “This will enable free movement and the travel to the European Union.”

All non-essential travel to

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Fully vaccinated Americans will be able to vacation in the EU this summer

Americans who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 will be able to visit the European Union this summer, Ursula von der Leyen, president of the European Commission, said in an interview with The New York Times on Sunday.”The Americans, as far as I can see, use European Medicines Agency-approved vaccines,” von der Leyen said, according to the Times report. “This will enable free movement and the travel to the European Union.”Von der Leyen did not offer a timeline on when exactly tourist travel might open up or details on how it would occur, according to the report.The European Union halted … read more

Air travel breaks record during Easter weekend as CDC updates safety guidance for fully vaccinated people

Travel is taking flight this spring.

The Transportation Security Administration reported more than 1.5 million people were screened during Easter weekend at airport checkpoints on Friday, a record since last March around the time the coronavirus started becoming widespread in the U.S. 

A Transportation Security Administration agent hands a passport back to a traveler as she screens travelers, at a checkpoint inside an airline terminal at John F. Kennedy Airport in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File).

The checkpoint traffic was the highest its been since March 12, 2020, during the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, TSA spokesperson Lisa Farbstein

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Fully vaccinated Kentuckians can travel domestically

Kentucky is no longer asking its citizens to avoid domestic travel — as long as they’re fully vaccinated. 

Gov. Andy Beshear said Monday that “fully vaccinated travelers are less likely to get and spread COVID-19, and we are no longer dissuading domestic travel.”

This comes after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued new guidance Friday saying “fully vaccinated people can travel at low risk to themselves.” 

A fully vaccinated person is one who has gone two weeks after their Johnson & Johnson vaccine or their second dose of Pfizer or Moderna. 

“If you are vaccinated, Kentucky is no

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Fully vaccinated people can resume travel at ‘low risk,’ CDC says

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday said fully vaccinated people can safely travel at “low risk” after the agency had held off for weeks on revising guidance that discouraged all non-essential trips.

The announcement lifting the agency’s guidance that all Americans should avoid non-essential travel should assist the U.S. travel industry which is still significantly struggling since the Covid-19 crisis began in early 2020. The new CDC guidance specifically greenlights vaccinated grandparents getting on airplanes to see grandchildren.

A group representing major U.S. airlines including American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, Southwest

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CDC releases new guidance on travel for fully vaccinated people

The CDC announced Friday, fully vaccinated people can safely travel and are considered ‘low-risk’. The updated guidance comes as Eppley Airfield said air travel is taking off again. “We’re just wrapping up the spring break travel period, and we did see an increase of activity for that,” said Steve McCoy, Chief Information and Development Officer at Eppley. With plenty of people arriving at the airport Friday ahead of the Easter holiday weekend, McCoy said they expect the trend to continue. “We would anticipate here at Eppley Airfield that traffic will continue to pick up, and we’ll continue to see increases … read more