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EU Recommends for People Over 60 to Get Fourth Covid-19 Vaccine Dose

The EU’s health and medicine agencies are recommending for people over 60 years old to soon get a second booster shot of a Covid-19 vaccine.

No More Masks in Airports or on Airplanes as of May 16, Say EU Authorities

EASA and ECDC have updated the health measures for air travel, dropping the recommendation for mandatory mask-wearing in airports and on flights.

ECDC Updates Guidelines for Use of Face Masks

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) has published an update of its technical report for the use of face masks and their effectiveness in reducing the transmission of Covid-19.

Travel and Aviation Bodies Call for Quarantine-free Journeys

In view of the holiday season, global travel and aviation bodies are calling on EU governments to lift quarantine measures and restore travel.

Covid-19: New Guidelines by EASA/ECDC Reject Quarantine of Air Travelers

EU agencies EASA and ECDC have released guidelines to support a coordinated approach to reduce risks related to the movement of travelers in the Covid-19 era.

European Commission Recommends Use of Rapid Antigen Tests for Covid-19

The Commission is pushing for the use of Covid-19 rapid antigen tests in efforts to ensure a common approach and more efficient testing strategies across the EU.

Re-open EU: New Site & App Offers Real-time Info for Safe Travel

Travelers planning to visit EU countries can now access a new website offering real-time information on destinations and Covid-19 safety regulations.

Protocol for Safe Restart of Air Travel in Europe: Guidelines by EASA & ECDC

EASA and ECDC have released the "COVID-19 Aviation Health Safety Protocol", which includes guidelines for the safe restart of air transport in Europe.

Global Airport Retail May Go Down with Coronavirus, Study Says

The outbreak of the coronavirus and the resultant ban on travel is expected to impact airport retail worldwide, a study by GlobalData said.

China Bans Outbound Travel Due to Coronavirus

Greek Health Minister Vassilis Kikilias held an emergency meeting with the Ambassador of China to Greece, Zhang Qiyue to discuss additional measures in view of the coronavirus outbreak.

Greek Health Officials Issue Precautionary Guidelines for New Virus

Despite the limited risk of a new SARS-like virus entering Greece, the country's health officials have issued safety precautions.