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Latest News & Updates


Studies confirm waning immunity from Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine



FDA authorizes booster dose of Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine for people 65 and older 


US to ease travel restrictions on fully vaccinated foreign visitors



Find Out Whether Your Destination Accepts Your Covid Vaccine as Valid for Travel

AdobeStock_327257834_sm-(1).jpg        If you are planning to travel anytime soon but are unaware whether the vaccine you have been vaccinated with is accepted as valid proof of COVID-19 immunity by your destination country, you can find out through the VIsaGuide.World vaccine checker:

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More News & Updates

Pfizer to seek approval for COVID-19 vaccine in kids 5 and up in coming weeks, report says
 The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine got emergency authorization for kids 12-15 in May.

Italy tightens entry requirements on US tourists, adds self-isolation mandate for the unvaccinated
 Italy added testing and self-isolation requirements for American travelers on the heels of the European Union removing the USA from its safe travel list.

CDC Increases Travel Advisory for Two Popular Cruise Destinations
 The CDC has made several changes to its travel advisories over the last few days, including those regarding the two popular cruise destinations of the Bahamas and St. Maarten. Both now have a rating from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of Level 4: Very High Level of COVID-19.

US to start offering Pfizer, Moderna booster shots for COVID-19 in September
 Starting the week of Sept. 20, Americans who got the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine against COVID-19 will be eligible to get a booster shot eight months after their second dose, according to a statement Wednesday from public health and medical experts at the US Department of Health and Human Services.

CDC recommends COVID vaccines for pregnant people: What you should know
 Research shows COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective for pregnant people and their babies, and for those who want to be pregnant in the future, the CDC says. Here's what we know.

I went on Royal Caribbean's 7-Day Vaccinated Cruise to the Bahamas
 I went on a seven-day cruise embarking from the Nassau cruise port in the Bahamas and visited Royal Caribbean's private island Perfect Day at Coco Cay, as well as the islands of Grand Bahama and Cozumel, Mexico.

Olympics will ban spectators after Japan declares state of emergency
 Olympics organizers will ban spectators from the games in Tokyo, after Japan declared a state of emergency amid rising Covid-19 cases in the country.

Summer Travel Restrictions Update For June 2021
 Summer travel is now in full swing and many places no longer have travel restrictions. But there are still some entry requirements you will need to follow for select domestic and international destinations. Here are some things you need to know before traveling.

TSA PreCheck vs. Global Entry vs. Clear
 Standing in a long line at the airport is no way to start a vacation, particularly a well-earned trip after the past year. If you are vaccinated and ready to start traveling again, there are three programs -- TSA PreCheck, Global Entry and Clear -- that can help you get through airport security faster.

CDC eases travel restriction on Japan and other countries ahead of the Olympics
 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has revised its recommendations for traveling to Japan. As spotted by Reuters, the CDC moved Japan from its highly prohibitive Level 4 risk assessment to a Level 3 assessment on Monday. The CDC lowered 61 other countries alongside Japan. Another 50 were dropped to Level 2 or Level 1, the CDC told Reuters.

EU digital Covid-19 certificates will be open to non-EU international travelers
 The EU digital Covid-19 certificate for travel can be opened to non-EU international travelers, including those from the United States, subject to individual member states' acceptance of proof of vaccination, a negative test result or recovery from Covid infection, an EU Commission spokesperson told CNN on Wednesday.

Air Travel Returns To 75% Of Pre-Pandemic Levels Over Memorial Day Weekend
 A sign of the country’s steps toward normalcy, air travel reached a new pandemic record over the Memorial Day weekend, according to data from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), with the surge of Americans taking to the skies for the holiday closing in on pre-coronavirus levels.

What you should know about getting the COVID-19 vaccine while pregnant
Early research shows it might protect both you and your baby. We talked to an expert about the benefits and risks.

How to Carry Your Vaccination Card on Your Phone
With mask restrictions changing, you might have to pull out proof of vaccination. But the official vaccine card doesn't fit easily in a wallet.

COVID-19 vaccine boosters might be needed before the year's end
The CEOs of Moderna and Pfizer are talking about September for some people.

Masks are still required for now when traveling, CDC director says
"Right now, we still have the requirement to wear masks when you travel on buses, trains and other forms of public transportation ... as well as airports and stations," Dr. Rochelle Walensky said.

Official Links and Resources

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides updated information as it becomes available regarding health and travel during the Coronavirus pandemic. Find more information at:
World Health Organization has an emergency page dedicated to the Coronavirus disease and updated information about public health measures. Read more:
John Hopkins University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering are tracking the COVID-19 spread in real-time on their interactive dashboard with data available for download and to view on desktop or mobile. View their interactive map at:
The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) is an agency of the European Union that strengthens Europe’s defense against infectious diseases and provides many updates about the spread of COVID-19:
The Department of Health from the Republic of Philippines advises about coronavirus cases in the country and has daily updates about the cases:
Government of Canada has a diseases and conditions page dedicated to the Coronavirus disease and shares advice on preventative measures:
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in India has regular travel advisories and updates the number of people they have screened for the virus:
United States Department of Health also offers valuable advice and updated information about the novel coronavirus:

Unacast provides an interactive Scoreboard to empower organizations to measure and understand the efficacy of social distancing initiatives at the local level:

Assist America Documents and Resources

Assist America COVID-19 Service Offering Staying Healthy while Traveling

Interactive Map of COVID-19 Travel Restrictions

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