Australia lifts the travel ban for vaccinated residents from next week

Australia lifts the travel ban for vaccinated residents from next week

SYDNEY, October 27 (Reuters) – All fully vaccinated Australian citizens and residents will be able to leave the country without a special exception from November 1, authorities said on Wednesday as Australia eases coronary restrictions amid a rise in vaccination rates. Australians have not been able to travel abroad for more than 18 months without … Read more

Increase in human bird flu cases in China shows risk of rapidly changing varieties: experts

A man provides water for chickens inside a greenhouse on a farm in Heihe, Heilongjiang Province, China November 17, 2019. REUTERS / Stringer BEIJING, October 26 (Reuters) – A jump in the number of people in China infected with bird flu this year raises concerns among experts who say a former circulating tribe appears to … Read more

The bid to attend the ASEAN summit Trump skipped after 2017

US President Joe Biden comments on infrastructure legislation at the Electric City Trolley Museum in Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA on October 20, 2021. REUTERS / Jonathan Ernst / File Photo WASHINGTON / BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, October 25 (Reuters) – US President Joe Biden attends a virtual summit with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on … Read more

Facebook, YouTube remove Bolsonaro video over false vaccine claim

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro responds during a ceremony to sanction the bill creating the federal regional court at Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil on October 20, 2021. REUTERS / Ueslei Marcelino / File Photo RIO DE JANEIRO, October 25 (Reuters) – Facebook (FB.O) and YouTube have removed from their platforms a video of Brazilian President … Read more

Supper: London’s Michelin star food delivery app raises £ 2.4m Pound

ONE An exclusive food delivery app that drives Michelin-starred dishes to the doors of London has raised £ 2.4 million from investors for fuel expansion in the high-end delivery space. Supper, whose riders are all employed and deliver meals on specially equipped “gyroscopically stabilized” bikes with temperature-controlled boxes, was launched back in 2015 by former … Read more

The United States outlines November 8 international reopening of travel, vaccination rules

A US flag is reflected on the floor as passengers make their way through Reagan National Airport in Washington, USA, July 1, 2016. REUTERS / Kevin Lamarque / File Photo WASHINGTON, October 25 (Reuters) – The Biden administration plans on Monday to unveil its detailed rules requiring almost all foreign air visitors to be vaccinated … Read more

Australia looks set to roll out COVID-19 booster shots soon as the brakes ease

Eaters eat outside a cafe in St Kilda while police stand ready due to a protest in the Victorian Freedom Movement on the second day with relaxed rules for coronavirus (COVID-19), following a lockdown to stem an outbreak in Melbourne, Australia , October 23, 2021. REUTERS / Sandra Sanders SYDNEY, October 25 (Reuters) – Australian … Read more

Fauci says vaccines for children ages 5-11 are likely to be available in November

Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks during a hearing in the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee in the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC, USA, July 20, 2021. Stefani Reynolds / Pool via REUTERS WASHINGTON, Oct. 24 (Reuters) – Vaccines for children between the ages … Read more

New Zealand reports second-highest daily COVID-19 cases in pandemic

A member of the public receives a Pfizer vaccine at a COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Otara during a single-day vaccination drive aimed at increasing the percentage of vaccinated people in the country in Auckland, New Zealand, October 16, 2021. REUTERS / Simon Watts October 25 (Reuters) – New Zealand on Monday reported 109 new locally … Read more

CDC Director: US may update definition of full vaccination for COVID-19

Dr. Rochelle Walensky, Director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, testifies at a U.S. Senate Health, Education, Work, and Retirement Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, Washington, USA, March 18, 2021. Susan Walsh / Pool via REUTERS WASHINGTON, Oct. 22 (Reuters) – Biden administration officials on Friday called on eligible Americans to get … Read more