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    How ixigo’s new ‘Vaccine Slot Finder’ will display real-time slot availability from CoWIN site

    The post How ixigo’s new ‘Vaccine Slot Finder’ will display real-time slot availability from CoWIN site appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Vaccination drive against COVID-19 in India is currently in full swing. With citizens flocking to the government portals to find and book relevant slots, it sometimes becomes a challenge to get your preferred slot with such high demand. To increase the chances of getting a vaccination appointment, ixigo has launched ‘Vaccine Slot Finder’ tool on its flights & trains app displaying real-time slot availability from the CoWIN website. This tool can be easily  accessed in the ‘What’s New’ section on the app  by tapping on…

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    WHO Says It is Unclear If Vaccine Prevents Covid-19 Trasmission

    The post WHO Says It is Unclear If Vaccine Prevents Covid-19 Trasmission appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The World Health Organization’s (WHO) Chief Scientist Dr. Soumya Swaminathan expressed scepticism over what exactly the coronavirus vaccine does with regards to transmissibility while speaking during a WHO press briefing on Monday. A reporter asked if someone who was travelling from overseas and had received the vaccine would pose a risk for community transmission if they visited a place where there is limited community spread. “I think what we are learning now and continue to wait for more results from vaccine trials, is to really understand if these vaccines,…

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    Etihad Group CEO takes COVID-19 vaccine

    The post Etihad Group CEO takes COVID-19 vaccine appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Tony Douglas, group chief executive officer of Etihad Aviation Group, received his first dose of the Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine at Etihad Airways Medical Centre. Douglas said: “As we say goodbye to 2020, I wanted to start the new year by demonstrating my own confidence in Abu Dhabi’s National Vaccination Programme. While it offers the obvious benefit of being safeguarded against COVID-19, this is my way of contributing to a safer workplace and safer Abu Dhabi community. “From an aviation perspective, as borders continue to open up, we hope that through increased vaccination rates,…

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    Denmark to develop digital COVID-19 ‘vaccine passport’

    The post Denmark to develop digital COVID-19 ‘vaccine passport’ appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Denmark is developing a digital vaccine passport for people who have received a COVID-19 vaccine, a move that may enable them to travel to countries where such documentation is required during the pandemic. “It is expected that there may be requirements from other countries to present vaccine documentation upon entry. A Danish vaccine passport can be used here,” the Health Ministry said in an emailed statement. The passport may be rolled out in the first months of this year to be accessed through the Danish public health website, the ministry said. It…

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    Australia Moves COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout to Early March

    The post Australia Moves COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout to Early March appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. With the community transmission not giving up, particularly in Sydney, Melbourne, and now Brisbane where from 6:00pm tonight people living in greater Brisbane, will be required to stay home until 6:00pm Monday in a bid to stop the spread of the highly infectious United Kingdom strain of the virus. It comes after a cleaner at a quarantine hotel in Brisbane tested positive yesterday to the mutant strain and was in the community for five days. Australian health authorities are bringing forward the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines by a few weeks to…