The US will try to stop new variants of COVID-19 from getting into the nation by demanding exams from incoming travellers, however not till late January. Follow DW for the most recent.
The US Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) introduced on Tuesday that every one passengers flying into the nation might want to present written proof of a unfavorable coronavirus take a look at throughout the earlier three days.
The new measure will come into impact on January 26 and expands the measures put in place for travellers getting into from the UK after the emergence of the brand new, more-infectious variant.
The CDC may even suggest that travellers keep residence for seven days and get one other take a look at three to 5 days after their arrival.
“Testing does not eliminate all risk, but when combined with a period of staying at home and everyday precautions like wearing masks and social distancing, it can make travel safer,” stated CDC Director Robert Redfield.
Epidemiologists have warned that the brand new variant found within the UK, in addition to two others reported in South Africa and Brazil are most likely already spreading within the USA.
The annoucement got here because the US registered a document variety of coronavirus deaths on Tuesday with 4,470 folks dying from the virus in 24 hours.
Almost half of all UK workers working in intensive care items in the course of the coronavirus pandemic have suffered from extreme nervousness, melancholy or post-traumatic stress dysfunction, a research revealed on Wednesday stated.
The stress on well being staff had resulted in psychological well being points that may probably influence their high quality of life and talent to work, with some even reporting having contemplated self-harm or suicide.
Belgium will prolong its lockdown measures till March 1, in line with a ministerial decree revealed on Tuesday, the Brussels Times reported.
The guidelines which closed outlets,