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Coronavirus vaccine approved by TGA and jab to be bulk billed

Coronavirus vaccine approved by TGA and jab to be bulk billed

The nation’s medical regulator the Therapeutic Goods Administration has approved Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for use in Australia. The TGA said following a thorough and independent review of Pfizer’s submission, it was decided the vaccine met the high safety, efficacy and quality standards required. It is the first COVID-19 jab to be approved for use in […]

Current Coronavirus Border Restrictions Around Australia

Current Coronavirus Border Restrictions Around Australia

As Queensland continues to investigate the origin of the Hotel Grand Chancellor cluster, different states have begun easing their coronavirus border restrictions involving the Sunshine State. People in Greater Brisbane will be allowed to travel to Victoria without needing to apply for an exemption, while WA’s hard border with Victoria will fall today when a […]

South Pacific Island Paradise no longer Coronavirus free

South Pacific Island Paradise no longer Coronavirus free

Tourism Leaders are in a state of alarm and urged by the Solomon Island Government to follow all known procedures. The tourism Solomon Islands Tourism Board wanted visitors to know this is the place to wind down. The Solomon Islands was one of the last countries left without Coronavirus. This has now changed. Today the […]

Solo travelers undaunted by coronavirus

Solo travelers undaunted by coronavirus

Amidst a backdrop of COVID-19-fueled travel restrictions, solo travelers are forging ahead with plans to travel more often and more sustainably.  The results of a recent solo travelers survey were announced today. Nearly 3,000 respondents shared their thoughts regarding solo travel and the Coronavirus, making it clear that they have the desire, the financial means, […]

Coronavirus outbreak in Adelaide puts in limbo borders re-opening

Coronavirus outbreak in Adelaide puts in limbo borders re-opening

South Australian authorities yesterday reported 18 coronavirus cases in the state’s first outbreak since April. Up to 13 infections were linked to a hotel quarantine worker in Adelaide who spread the virus to a family in the local community, officials said. Since this is the first outbreak since April, the state authorities have ramped up […]

Canada reopening soon as coronavirus vaccine rolls out next week

Canada reopening soon as coronavirus vaccine rolls out next week

Canada’s reopening may happen soon as the country will roll out the coronavirus vaccine as early as next week. Canada is currently experiencing a second wave of coronavirus outbreak, with cases having surpassed 432,000 and at least 12,931 dead from the illness. In effect, hospitalisations are soaring in areas such as Quebec, Ontario, and Alberta. […]

Escaping Coronavirus: North Korea Tourist Resort wants Chinese Visitors

Escaping Coronavirus: North Korea Tourist Resort wants Chinese Visitors

According to North Korea, there has been not even one Coronavirus case in this isolated country. This claim disputed by many outside experts. A major outbreak in North Korea could have devastating consequences because its health system remains fragile. The pandemic has also caused a massive blow to the North’s economy, along with the U.N. […]

Brits’ Christmas travel halted as new coronavirus ‘out of control’ in the UK

Brits’ Christmas travel halted as new coronavirus ‘out of control’ in the UK

Just as Brits thought that restrictions are lifted as the second lockdown ended earlier this month, Tier 4 of restrictions has been imposed in London and southeastern England as well as tightening restrictions for the rest of England. Tier 4 means that those who are deemed clinically extremely vulnerable should not go to work and […]

Japan bans travellers from 152 countries as new coronavirus variant detected

Tokyo Olympics in danger of being cancelled as city requests state of emergency

Japan has banned the entry of foreign nationals from 152 countries as the new strain of coronavirus has reached its shores and the number of cases continues to rise. Just when we thought that travel is slowly returning, a new variant of the coronavirus has forced some countries to, once again, put up their walls […]

Philippines to undergo second lockdown if new coronavirus variant reaches its shores

Philippines to undergo second lockdown if new coronavirus variant reaches its shores

Although restrictions slightly eased in the Philippines and citizens can now travel in various domestic destinations, the country may be forced to go back into lockdown if the new variant of the coronavirus is found within its borders. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte broached on the subject of reimposing stricter lockdown nationwide to prevent the spread […]

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