Boris Johnson faced claims his system for international travel is in “chaos” after proposals for a new “amber watchlist” category were abandoned.
The Prime Minister pledged to keep travel rules during the pandemic as simple as possible and senior sources ruled out the prospect of a new category.
Meanwhile, it has emerged the head of the Joint Biosecurity Centre (JBC), which advises on the travel rules, has quietly left her post without a successor being appointed.
The Government had been considering the
DUBAI (Reuters) -The United Arab Emirates will on Thursday lift a ban on transit flights including from India and Pakistan, the National Emergency and Crisis Management Authority (NCEMA) said on Tuesday.
India and Pakistan are important markets for Emirates, Etihad Airways and other UAE carriers flydubai and Air Arabia.
The Gulf state, a major international travel hub, had banned passengers from many South Asian and African states travelling through its airports this year because of the coronavirus pandemic.
NCEMA said on Twitter that passengers travelling from countries where flights had been banned would be able to transit through its airports
County Executive Laura Curran says the program will allow the Department of Health to travel to businesses, restaurants, shops, and more.
Employees and family members will then be able to get vaccinated for free on-site.
In fact, restaurant staff at Café Baci in Westbury, where the county executive held the press conference, did just that.
Department of Health Commissioner Dr. Lawrence Eisenstein also took part in the vaccination event.
The Moderna vaccine was given to the restaurant employees.
“I feel good, I
The traffic light system has been an unmitigated disaster. Time to take a leaf out of America’s book
I don’t care who takes the credit. Boris, Rishi or Jesus Christ Superstar. What matters is that, two weeks after our already-delayed “Freedom Day”, the Government is finally recognising that its wretchedly complicated traffic-light system is a ghastly headache for holiday-makers and travel industry alike.
We are inching (no more than that) towards some sort of common sense. The prime minister has personally intervened – or was it the Chancellor? – to block the “amber watchlist”, which would have put countries like Spain, France and Greece under threat of imminently turning red, forcing even the fully vaccinated into hotel quarantine.