As COVID cases increase the nurses’ persists

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) – COVID-19 cases are once again surging in Louisiana and the surge comes amid the ongoing nurses’ shortage in the state. Jennifer Manning, DNS, ACNS-BC, CNE is Associate Dean for Undergraduate Nursing Programs at LSU Health New Orleans. “It’s always concerning to have shortages of nurses,” said Manning. There are thousands of … Read more

As COVID cases increase the nurses’ persists

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) – COVID-19 cases are once again surging in Louisiana and the surge comes amid the ongoing nurses’ shortage in the state. Jennifer Manning, DNS, ACNS-BC, CNE is Associate Dean for Undergraduate Nursing Programs at LSU Health New Orleans. “It’s always concerning to have shortages of nurses,” said Manning. There are thousands of … Read more

European summer plans once again threatened by spread of omicron subvariants

LONDON Western European nations have recently recorded their highest daily increases in COVID-19 cases in months, which is likely to disrupt people’s summer plans. The increase in cases of the omicron subvariants BA.4 and BA.5 has prompted calls for increased caution across Europe, which has relaxed almost all coronavirus restrictions. “As countries across the European … Read more

Australians are traveling more cautiously following border closures and COVID-19 lockdowns

Eliza Reid did not waste any time booking her first international holiday in years when the federal government announced its timeline for re-opening Australia’s border. Key points: There has been a surge in holiday bookings but departures from Australia are far from pre-pandemic levels Hesitancy has changed the way we travel, with shorter lead times … Read more

Planning a road trip this summer? We’ve got you covered

When it comes to traveling, there is nothing quite like the freedom of a road trip. You can explore the nooks and crannies along your journey, places that you might not discover if you fly to your destination. It also gives you the ability to spend your time as you wish, because you aren’t locked … Read more

CDC lowers Davidson County to ‘medium’ COVID community level; Vanderbilt to lift masking requirements

Vanderbilt University will lift its temporary masking requirement beginning Friday, June 24, as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lower Davidson County’s COVID community level to “medium.” During the pandemic, the university has followed the latest scientific updates and developed its plans in close consultation with experts at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Vanderbilt … Read more

South Africa Drops All Remaining COVID-19 Travel Restrictions

On Wednesday evening, South Africa’s government made the decision to drop all of the country’s remaining pandemic-era restrictions, after the Presidential Coordinating Council and Cabinet decided that they’d served their purpose and were no longer needed. For travelers, the primary change is the removal of vaccination and testing requirements for entry into South Africa, but … Read more

Saudi Arabia lifts Covid-19 travel restrictions for India, 3 other nations

Saudi lifts Covid travel curbs for India, other nations Earlier this month, the kingdom lifted measures imposed to prevent the spread of the virus Reuters, Jun 20 2022, 16:47 ist updated: Jun 20 2022, 16:58 ist Saudi Arabia lifted coronavirus travel restrictions on Monday on its citizens traveling to Turkey, India, Ethiopia and Vietnam, state … Read more

Here’s what is changing with Canada’s COVID travel vaccine rules

Starting Monday, travelers will no longer have to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to board a plane or train in Canada. In an announcement last week, the government announced plans to suspend vaccine mandates for both domestic and international travelers, as well as crown-regulated transportation workers and federal government employees. It was well-received … Read more

5 things to know for June 20: Travel chaos, Covid-19, Ukraine, January 6, Colombia

Here’s what you need to know to Get Up to Speed ​​and On with Your Day. (You can get “5 Things You Need to Know Today” delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.) 1. Travel chaos A combination of rough weather, staff shortages and infrastructure challenges have the left major airlines struggling to keep … Read more