Coronavirus (COVID-19): safer travel guidance for passengers, Department for Transport (updated 22nd September 2021)

Walking, cycling and travelling in vehicles or on public transport during the coronavirus outbreak. 22 September 2021Updated guidance about face coverings – you should wear face coverings in crowded and enclosed areas where you come into contact with people you do not usually meet. 16 August 2021People who are fully vaccinated or aged under 18 and 6 months are not required to self-isolate following close contact with someone with COVID-19.
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ConclusionsWith the emergence of new variants, it is important to adopt widespread mask wearing to avoid SARS-CoV-2 infection and accelerate RNA negative conversion, until effective levels of vaccination are achieved nationally.Key messagesFace masking was associated with accelerated RNA clearance of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).Promoting community mask wearing during COVID-19 pandemic is crucial.
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New Zealand counted its most new coronavirus cases of the pandemic as an outbreak in its largest city grew and officials urged vaccinations as a way out of Auckland’s two-month lockdown
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(Natural News) The Irish enclave of Waterford, where 99.7 percent of all adults are now “fully vaccinated” for the Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19), is seeing a huge outbreak of the disease. According to reports, this latest surge in new “cases” of the Fauci Flu is igniting fears that Ireland might be on the verge of going...
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Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2021 Oct;25(19):5947-5964. doi: 10.26355/eurrev_202110_26872.ABSTRACTThe recent Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) outbreak has resulted in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic worldwide, affecting millions of lives. Although vaccines are presently made available, and vaccination drive is in progress to immunize a larger population; still the risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection and related mortality is persistent amid threats of the third wave of the ongoing pandemic. In the scenario of unavailability of robust and efficient treatment modalities, it becomes essential to...
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Modelling shows increased risk of outbreaks if a mutation similar to the transmissibility of Delta were to circulate with international arrivalsFollow our Covid live blog for the latest updatesVaccine rollout and rates tracker; cases and data trackerGet our free news app;get our morning email briefingIf the Australian international border is reopened while highly transmissible Covid-19 variants are circulating overseas or locally, large and disruptive outbreaks will still be possible after 80% of people aged 16 years are fully vaccinated, modelling published in the Medical Journal of Australia on Monday says.It comes after...
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The public health mandate is aimed at heading off another coronavirus outbreak like one that killed 28 inmates and a correctional officer at San Quentin State Prison last year.Associated Press
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Shannon Jensen was diligent about making sure her sons wore masks to school when classes resumed in September. Other parents in Waukesha, Wis., weren’t. And three weeks after school opened, Jensen’s eldest son, who was seated next to an unmasked classmate who had COVID-19 symptoms, fell ill with the virus. Soon, another of her boys had tested positive, according to a lawsuit that marks a new twist in the ongoing battle over what schools should be doing to protect children from the coronavirus. While parents across the country have filed lawsuits against states and school districts to protest mask mandates, Jens...
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Jair Bolsonaro ’s comments called ‘stupid and selfish’ in country where 600,000 people have died of CovidCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageMore than 600,000 of his citizens have lost their lives to a Covid-19 outbreak he once pooh-poohed as a “little flu”, but Brazil’s science-denying president,Jair Bolsonaro, has announced he will decline to be vaccinated, saying “it makes no sense” for him to do so.“With regard to the vaccine, I’ve decided not to have it any more,” the 66-year-old populisttold a right-wing radio station on T...
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Outlines the COVID-19 testing available for testing staff, residents and visitors for all adult social care settings. 13 October 2021Updated to reflect policy has now changed regarding self-isolation for fully vaccinated individuals following contact with a COVID-19 positive case. References to lockdown also removed to reflect the easing of national COVID-19 restrictions. 24 September 2021Updated to reflect changes to policy when there is one case of COVID-19 in a care home, rapid lateral flow testing frequency, changes to policy when there are 2 or more cases of COVID-19 in a care home and changes to ending outbreak r...
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(Natural News) The journal Eurosurveillance published a paper recently that debunks the myth of “vaccine-generated herd immunity” for the Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19). As it turns out, the fully vaccinated are producing vaccine-generated herd anti-immunity as they contract and spread new “variants” of the disease to other people, both vaccinated and unvaccinated. A Chinese Virus outbreak...
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