In another effort aimed at getting travelers back on planes, United Airlines will begin offering on-the-spot coronavirus testing to some passengers at the airport before they board their flight. United is beginning this program by offering testing for passengers flying to Hawaii from San Francisco International Airport beginning Oct. 15.
CNN covers two new reports about confirmed transmission of the coronavirus on aircraft. In one of the incidents … … a couple flew from Boston to Hong Kong in business class on March 9. They both exhibited symptoms after they arrived and were diagnosed with coronavirus. Contact tracing found two
During the COVID-19 pandemic, school districts have been making decisions about when and how to safely open schools. Many schools and members of the public have asked CDC how to determine when it is safe to open schools for in-person learning. There is no easy answer or single indicator. Many
USA Today writes about the different rules that each state has for travelers. Most public health experts agree the priority should be on testing people who have symptoms or have been in close contact with a person who has tested positive, and some states require travelers to present a negative test.
A new study published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found evidence that asymptomatic carriers could transmit the novel coronavirus to others on airplanes. The study, published in the peer-reviewed CDC journal Emerging Infectious Diseases, was based on an evacuation flight from Milan to Seoul, South Korea, in late
Travelers returning from a trip outside the country or their state no longer face recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to self-quarantine for 14 days upon return. The CDC updated its travel requirements online Friday, advising travelers to “follow state, territorial, tribal and local recommendations or requirements after travel.” Previous guidelines recommended a 14-day quarantine
District Chief Paul Duarte’s team, the first to reach the Pine Gulch fire as it began spreading across western Colorado about three weeks ago, put months of planning to the test as they prepared to battle their first major wildfire under pandemic conditions. Pew Trust covers what changes wildfire fighters
Early this week, Delta Air Lines made news after a plane headed to Atlanta circled back to its gate in Detroit, delaying takeoff. The crew was returning to expel two passengers who had been unwilling to follow a new but quintessential coronavirus rule. They had refused to don masks. Some passengers feel
U.S. states and territories are making new rules for travelers. Find which ones across the United States have implemented travel restrictions to curb the spread of COVID-19. NBC News has a current map of what travel restrictions are in place for states. Most states have no restrictions and a few