COVID-19 health passports: Vaccine, testing impact on travel

The rumblings about travel in our COVID-ravaged world continue to worry those aching to get back out there. Do I need a COVID-19 test to get on a plane? What’s a health passport? Can’t I just carry my vaccine card? If I don’t, does this mean I can’t travel? Should I just go sit in my basement?

We’ll answer the last question first: No, do not attempt to sit in your basement, partly because most California houses don’t have basements.

Those who hope to travel in the U.S. or visit another country may need new documents and will have

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Recreation Global Market Report 2021: COVID 19 Impact and Recovery to 2030 – Press Release

New York, Feb. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — announces the release of the report “Recreation Global Market Report 2021: COVID 19 Impact and Recovery to 2030” –
24 billion in 2020 to $1425.74 billion in 2021 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 13.8%. The growth is mainly due to the companies rearranging their operations and recovering from the COVID-19 impact, which had earlier led to restrictive containment measures involving social distancing, remote working, and the closure of commercial activities that resulted in operational challenges. The market is expected to reach $1916.35 billion in 2025 at a

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International travel had ‘biggest impact’ in early COVID-19 spread

The biggest factor in the death rate from the first wave of coronavirus cases was international travel, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Aberdeen.

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Study: International travel had ‘biggest impact’ in early COVID-19 spread

Researchers assessed death rates in the 37 hardest-hit countries, looking at factors including urban population, population density and arrivals at the border. Countries analyzed included the U.S., the United Kingdom, Spain, France, Italy and Brazil.

According to the research, published in BMJ Open, every 1 million international arrivals was associated with a 3.4 percent spike

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Overseas arrivals had biggest impact on first wave deaths, study finds

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International travel has been cited as the key factor in driving higher death rates during the first wave of the pandemic, according to a new study.

Scientists at the University of Aberdeen found border arrivals to be the ‘strongest predictor of mortality increase’ in the worst-hit countries, compared to other factors examined; including population density, the percentage of people living in urban areas, age, average body mass index and smoking prevalence.

Tiberiu Pana, medical student and author of the study, said: “Our assessment of available data indicates that very early restrictions on international travel

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