• Maldives recorded over 100,000 tourist arrivals in 2021

    14 days ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    The Maldives has recorded over 100,000 tourist arrivals to the Indian Ocean destination in 2021, during the same month it has launched the rollout of COVID-19 vaccinations in the country.
    On 17 February 2021, a total of 147,744 tourist arrivals were recorded in the Maldives, and according to the Ministry of Tourism, 29,591 of these arrivals took place between 1 - 10 February. At present, the top source market for tourist arrivals is Russia, followed by India. Other top markets include France, Germany, Kazakhstan, Romania, Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United...
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  • Check to see if your BMI is in the 'obese' range, because you may be able to get an early COVID-19 vaccine

    Check to see if your BMI is in the 'obese' range, because you may be able to get an early COVID-19 vaccine

    14 days ago - By Business Insider

    A nurse is inoculated with the Pfizer/BioNTEch coronavirus vaccine in Toronto, Canada, December 14, 2020.
    REUTERS/Carlos Osorio
    Having obesity makes you eligible for an early COVID-19 vaccine in several states.
    Evidence shows it can be a major risk for more severe viral infection and complications.
    But weight stigma can sometimes make it difficult for people with obesity to access care.
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    As the US continues efforts to vaccinate Americans against COVID-19, people with underlying health conditions are being moved to the front of the...
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  • COVID-19 Vaccine Travel Updates

    14 days ago - By Forbes

    A COVID vaccine isn't necessary to travel out-of-state or for international travel since the vaccination isn't available to the entire general public yet. But, more states and countries require pre-travel testing to waive a mandatory quarantine.
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