Covid-19: How can we travel abroad safely during the pandemic?

By Clare Wilson[1]

queues for a flightWhat are the best ways to handle international travel right now?

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IN THE past few weeks, many holiday plans have been dashed after some parts of Europe, including the UK, reintroduced travel restrictions. Even UK transport secretary Grant Shapps had to cut short his holiday to Spain and follow it with two weeks’ home quarantine. It is a stark change from June, when the UK government was encouraging people to holiday abroad to boost the travel industry.

Since then, many countries have seen an increase in coronavirus cases, making going abroad more of a gamble.

So what are …

References

  1. ^ Clare Wilson (www.newscientist.com)

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