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Why travel bans won’t prevent the spread of coronavirus

Why travel bans won’t prevent the spread of coronavirus

Despite President Donald Trump’s sweeping ban on non-US-citizen travelers from Europe and now the UK, the consensus among public health experts is clear: At this point, restricting travel can’t prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Epidemiologists have long observed the failure of travel restrictions to contain other infectious diseases, such ...

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Travellers in Europe rush to get back to US after Trump order

Travellers in Europe rush to get back to US after Trump order

MADRID: Bleary-eyed and stressed, U.S. and European travellers at Madrid‘s Barajas airport scrambled to board the last flights back to the United States before a 30-day suspension intended to curb the spread of coronavirus begins at midnight on Friday. U.S. President Donald Trump announced sweeping restrictions on travel from Europe ...

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Border restrictions in Europe: Latest changes

Border restrictions in Europe: Latest changes

The times of border-free travel between many European countries are no longer valid due to the spread of the deadly COVID19 virus. Some countries are completely closed. This is a list of travel restrictions currently put in place by governments in Europe. European countries are listed in alphabetic orders. The ...

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Travel from Australia to Europe may soon be banned

Travel from Australia to Europe may soon be banned

Travel from Europe to Australia may soon be banned to stop the spread of coronavirus. Prime Minister Scott Morrison has asked health officials to look at whether flights should be stopped. No time frame was given for when a decision would be made. Meanwhile, the federal government extended bans for ...

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Burkholder returns to US after pro season in Hungary shut down

Burkholder returns to US after pro season in Hungary shut down

HARRISONBURG, Va. — Kirby Burkholder is back in the United States after her professional basketball season in Europe was recently shut down in response to COVID-19. Burkholder, who was a standout for the JMU women’s team after starring on the prep level at Turner Ashby High School, was playing professionally ...

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