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The states with and without travel restrictions amid the coronavirus pandemic

As the coronavirus continues to spread, some US states have domestic travel restrictions in place. Some states are requiring those travelling from high-risk areas to fill out health forms and self-quarantine for 14 days once they arrive. Other states, like Florida and Colorado, have not imposed statewide travel restrictions. While […]
The states with and without travel restrictions amid the coronavirus pandemic
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Cruise ships won’t sail from the US until mid-September, says association that oversees Carnival, Disney Cruise Line, and Royal Caribbean

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) announced Friday that it would suspend cruise ships sailing from US ports until September 15. CLIA oversees major cruise companies, including Carnival, Disney, Norwegian, Royal Caribbean, and Princess Cruises, among others. The CDC’s current no-sail order for cruise ships leaving from the US is effective […]
Cruise ships won’t sail from the US until mid-September, says association that oversees Carnival, Disney Cruise Line, and Royal Caribbean
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Coronavirus began spreading in the US in January — predating President Trump’s travel restrictions and the detection of community transmission, CDC says

Nearly a month before community spread was first detected, “sustained, community transmission” of the coronavirus in the United States began in late January or early February, a report from the CDC says. A “single importation” from China was followed by “several importations” from Europe, the study’s authors found. “As America […]
Coronavirus began spreading in the US in January — predating President Trump’s travel restrictions and the detection of community transmission, CDC says
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A university in Norway told students studying abroad to come home from countries with ‘poorly developed health services … for example the USA’

The Norwegian University of Science and Technology is urging all of its students studying abroad in other countries to return home. The advisory specifically noted that students should return from countries with “poorly developed” health services and infrastructure – including the US. People online pointed out the school’s subtle dig […]
A university in Norway told students studying abroad to come home from countries with ‘poorly developed health services … for example the USA’
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Airlines are scrambling to adjust to Trump’s surprise Europe travel ban. Weaker carriers may not make it through the end of the month.

President Donald Trump’s move to restrict travel between the US and several European countries appeared to take the airline industry by surprise, according to industry consultant Henry Harteveldt. Airlines are attempting to react to the news and adjusting their operations accordingly as passengers on both sides of the Atlantic are […]
Airlines are scrambling to adjust to Trump’s surprise Europe travel ban. Weaker carriers may not make it through the end of the month.
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Travel bans in Wuhan only delayed the coronavirus’ spread in China by 3 to 5 days, and in the rest of the world by a few weeks, new research shows

New research evaluates the effectiveness of China’s travel bans in Wuhan in delaying the spread of the coronavirus. Because there were far more cases of coronavirus than officially reported, the travel restrictions only slowed the outbreak’s spread in China by three days, the research found. At least 100 undetected but […]
Travel bans in Wuhan only delayed the coronavirus’ spread in China by 3 to 5 days, and in the rest of the world by a few weeks, new research shows