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Travel In The Delta Variant Era: What You Should Know To

Travel In The Delta Variant Era: What You Should Know To Stay Safe : Goats and Soda Here are questions to ask yourself — and databases to check — before making the decision to take off as the

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With Vaccines Now Mandated For Workplaces, Will A Travel

(2 days ago) Public health officials and infectious disease experts say requiring vaccination for domestic air and rail travel would help slow COVID-19's spread, but the travel industry opposes a vaccine mandate.

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TSA Timeline: How Travel And Airport Security Changed

(5 days ago) TSA Timeline: How Travel And Airport Security Changed After 9/11 No boarding pass or ID was needed to go to the gate, and 4-inch-blade knives were allowed aboard planes. Now we take off shoes, can

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The EU Is Taking The U.S. Off Its Safe Travel List

(5 days ago) The EU is removing the U.S. from its safe travel list — a reversal from a decision in June to add the country. The bloc does not have a unified tourism policy for the coronavirus.

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To Americans Planning To Travel Abroad: Update Those

(2 days ago) As Americans come out of a year of COVID-19 lockdowns, some are looking to travel abroad again. But they'd better check those passport expiration dates, since it takes time to get them renewed.

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International Travel Opens To The Vaccinated, But How Do

(2 days ago) The International Air Transport Association, an airline industry group, has developed an app called the IATA Travel Pass that's being tested by more than 30 airlines globally, including British

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CDC Recommends That Unvaccinated People Don't Travel Over

(Just Now) If you are not fully vaccinated and decide to travel within the U.S. anyway, the CDC recommends that you take the following precautions: Get tested 1-3 days before travel Get tested 3-5 days after

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Amazon Founder Has Sights Set on Space : NPR

(1 days ago) Amazon.com billionaire Jeff Bezos has pulled back the curtain a bit on his super-secret personal space program in suburban Seattle. Outside experts say Bezos' company, Blue Origin, may have a …

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Seattle Suburb Backs Higher Minimum Wage : NPR

(4 days ago) In the Seattle suburb of SeaTac, supporters of a ballot initiative implementing a $15 hourly minimum wage are declaring victory. The measure would benefit some 6,300 workers in the travel and

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With A New Digital Certificate, People Can Travel Within

(2 days ago) With A New Digital Certificate, People Can Travel Within Europe Without Quarantining Beginning Thursday, most people traveling between European countries can skip COVID-19 testing and quarantine

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NPR Partners With Academic Travel Abroad To Launch NPR

(3 days ago) Academic Travel Abroad, Inc. is an educational travel provider for some of the world's most prestigious organizations. Riding the post-war wave of interest in travel to Europe, ATA launched

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Space Travel Is Taking Off, But Companies Also Want To

(2 days ago) Space travel is getting easier and cheaper and now companies and NASA are trying to establish a market for things from outer space. The laws around buying extraterrestrial land or resources are

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The Logic Behind A 14-Day Quarantine After Travel Or COVID

(4 days ago) What's behind the "14 days of self-quarantine" guidance after exposure to someone with COVID-19 or after travel from a place with a high number of cases? Think of yourself as a potential incubator.

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U.S. Faces Pressure To Allow Travel From Europe : NPR

(8 days ago) U.S. Faces Pressure To Allow Travel From Europe Noel King talks to Jon Baselice, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Vice President of Immigration Policy, about the growing calls for the U.S. to lift

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White House Lifts Ban On Vaccinated Foreign Nationals

(1 days ago) The travel bans, many in place for well over a year, separated families and negatively affected the tourism industry in the U.S., where international travel is a big part of business. A hashtag, #

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Itching To Travel Again, Some Americans Take Advantage Of

(1 days ago) Itching To Travel Again, Some Americans Take Advantage Of Lower Airfare Despite a slow vaccine rollout, Americans are hoping they'll be able to travel safely soon. And with relatively low airfares

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Summer Travel Options Outside The U.S. Are Still

(2 days ago) For travel into the U.S., the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) requires all air passengers to show a negative COVID-19 test taken within three days of departure. Passengers can also

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Restricting Air Travel Would Encourage COVID-19

(4 days ago) Restricting Air Travel Would Encourage COVID-19 Vaccinations, Expert Says. August 25, 20215:13 AM ET. Heard on Morning Edition. NPR's Noel King talks to security expert Juliette Kayyem about how

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U.S. Pandemic Restrictions Remain In Place On

(Just Now) KEITH: The travel restrictions may slow the spread of the virus or a new variant. But ultimately, she says, experience shows they don't stop it. And there are costs - families kept apart, global

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Making Sense Of The CDC's Seemingly Conflicting Travel

(5 days ago) NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Dr. Monica Gandhi about the CDC's travel guidelines, which seem to simultaneously endorse and discourage travel for people vaccinated against COVID-19.

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India Travel Bans Affect Workers, Expats, Families, Aussie

(8 days ago) The travel bans are designed to protect the rest of the world from a dangerous variant that has yet to be fully analyzed. And many health experts say travel bans are effective public health measures.

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What Do We Know About Transmission Of COVID-19 On Planes

(4 days ago) Air travel has seldom looked the way it does right now. International aviation is operating just 2% to 4% of its normal number of flights.

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Air Travel Frustrations Rise Amid Chronic Delays And

(8 days ago) Air Travel Frustrations Rise Amid Chronic Delays And Cancellations Spirit and American have canceled hundreds of flights in recent weeks. Meanwhile, a key member of Congress is calling on the FAA

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CDC Advises Against Spring Break Travel Despite Vaccines : NPR

(7 days ago) With many eager to travel again — teased in part by vaccines — the CDC is still urging people to stay home. As spring break season approaches, the forecast for booking trips looks cloudy.

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That's No Rest Stop, It's A 'Travel Plaza' : NPR

(3 days ago) The Delaware Travel Plaza was never so classy. It just reopened, and now the 42,000-square-foot roadside stopover may just be worth an extended stay.

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Customers Fight Airlines For Refunds From Pandemic

(1 days ago) Airlines got billions in federal COVID-19 aid over the past year, but consumer advocates and two senators say the companies are sitting on nearly $15 billion in refunds owed for canceled travel.

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U.S. Lowers The Travel Risk Rating For Japan, Where COVID

(2 days ago) The revised guidelines are not an enthusiastic endorsement of travel, moving Japan from the highest risk ranking to a tier below. But the change comes as Japan struggles with a surge in infections.

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Wheels Come Off For Bus Companies, Closing Down Travel

(1 days ago) Demand for bus travel has fallen by more than 80% during the pandemic as public health authorities urge people to avoid travel where possible. That is raising concerns about the potential long

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Coronavirus Outbreaks Across China Are Causing Lockdowns

(8 days ago) Coronavirus Outbreaks Across China Are Causing Lockdowns And Travel Controls The fast-spreading delta variant has led to small coronavirus outbreaks across China. It …

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Questions About Travel During The Epidemic : NPR

(3 days ago) The pandemic has upended global travel. Catharine Hamm, travel editor for the Los Angeles Times, answers listener questions on how to travel smart and get refunds on canceled trips.

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Space Debris Buildup Could Threaten Satellites, Space Travel

(Just Now) Space Debris Buildup Could Threaten Satellites, Space Travel. September 27, 20207:42 AM ET. Heard on Weekend Edition Sunday. Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with the New Yorker's Raffi Khatchadourian

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In A Pandemic, Is It Safe To Ride A Bus Or Subway

(7 days ago) In New York City, for instance, subway ridership is at just 20% of its 5.5 million weekday riders pre-pandemic. Transit, a mobile app providing real-time public transit data, analyzed 139 transit

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EU Moves Closer To Welcoming Vaccinated Tourists This

(9 days ago) Among the groups that signed on to the letter are Airlines for America, the Global Business Travel Association, the Air Line Pilots Association, Virgin Atlantic, the Association of UK Airlines and

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Biden Lifted Trump's Travel Ban. Here's How That Affects

(3 days ago) NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Corine Dehabey, who helps run a refugee resettlement organization in Ohio, about the implications of President Biden's reversal of …

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Welcoming Leisure Travel, Airlines Inch Back Toward

(5 days ago) Welcoming Leisure Travel, Airlines Inch Back Toward Profitability. May 5, 20215:08 AM ET. Heard on Morning Edition. David Schaper. More than a year after the pandemic seriously curtailed leisure

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Gambling On Supersonic Air Travel Again : NPR

(1 days ago) Gambling On Supersonic Air Travel Again United Airlines wants to bring back supersonic air travel, like crossing the Atlantic in three hours — but many have questions about the promise of a net

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To Build Up Tourism, Philippines Loosens Pandemic

(7 days ago) The tourism industry in the Philippines lost some $8 billion in 2020 because of the pandemic. Filipinos are being encouraged to travel domestically to try to restart a crucial sector of the economy.

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World-Wide Travel Restrictions Violate International

(2 days ago) World-Wide Travel Restrictions Violate International Health Regulations Countries around the world have imposed various travel bans to fight the pandemic. But those restrictions are contradicting

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France Passes Law That Makes Coronavirus Health Pass

(4 days ago) France Passes Law That Makes Coronavirus Health Pass Required For Dining, Travel : Coronavirus Updates The law requires a special pass to enter …

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CDC Updates Guidelines To Protect Kids From COVID In

(4 days ago) That's part of the newly updated CDC guidelines for the coming school year — and for travel plans parents are making for summer. Ben Hasty/MediaNews Group/Reading (Pa.) Eagle/Getty Images hide

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Wheelchairs On Planes: Why Can't Passengers Use Their Own

(6 days ago) The result is that air travel remains challenging or impossible for many wheelchair users. Tiara Simmons Mercius, a legal assistant and disability rights activist in California, for example, says

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What's The Risk Of Catching COVID-19 On A Plane

(5 days ago) Early in the coronavirus pandemic, air travel looked like a risky endeavor. Some scientists even worried that airplanes could be sites of superspreading events. For example, in March a Vietnamese

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How The Government Shutdown Is Affecting Air Travel : NPR

(2 days ago) How The Government Shutdown Is Affecting Air Travel. As the government shutdown continues, there are reports of longer lines at security checkpoints at some airports around the country. TSA

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Afghanistan's Paralympic Team Can't Travel To Tokyo, With

(8 days ago) The Afghanistan Paralympic team won't compete in the Tokyo Paralympics, with commercial air travel halted due to the Taliban's sudden takeover. Here, the country's athletes are seen at the opening

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Have Lobster, Will Travel — And Race The Clock : The Salt

(1 days ago) Have Lobster, Will Travel — And Race The Clock : The Salt Flying with lobsters is surprisingly easy, as long as the journey isn't too long. And this year's glut of Maine's soft shell lobsters

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Opinion: I'm Nigerian. I'm Vaccinated. Europe Won't Let Me In

(9 days ago) Goats and Soda. Opinion: I'm Nigerian. I'm Vaccinated. Europe Won't Let Me In. Covishield is the brand name used for the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine manufactured in India's Serum Institute

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Texas Democrats Leave State To Try To Block Republican

(2 days ago) Democrats from the Texas Legislature arrive by bus to board a private plane in Austin to travel to Washington, D.C., on Monday. The lawmakers fled the state to try to block action on GOP election

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