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Coronavirus FAQ: A Guide To (Ever-Changing) Rules Of Global Air Travel In A Pandemic

If you want to travel internationally, you'll run into a range of travel restrictions and entry requirements. Here's what you need to know about the new rules. 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says to get vaccinated before you go. Air travelers should be fully vaccinated regardless of the risk level in the country you're visiting, according to the health agency. There's still a lot of virus circulating.

First lady Jill Biden speaks during a live radio address to the Navajo Nation at the Window Rock Navajo Tribal Park & Veterans Memorial in Window Rock, Ariz., on Thursday, April 22, 2021.(Mandel Ngan/Pool via AP)

Navajo students describe pandemic struggles to Jill Biden

Students on the country’s largest Native American reservation spoke to first lady Jill Biden on Friday about challenges they’ve faced during the coronavirus pandemic, including poor internet service and feelings of isolation.

A masked passenger at new passenger terminal of Bahrain International Airport on March 29, 2021. Giuseppe Cacace/AFP via Getty Images.

Vaccine Passports: Israel, Bahrain Reach Landmark Agreement

Israel and Bahrain on Thursday reached what Israel calls the world's first bilateral agreement for mutual recognition of COVID-19 vaccine passports for quarantine-free travel between two countries, an Israeli diplomat who helped forge the deal tells NPR.

Vials with a sticker reading, "COVID-19 / Coronavirus vaccine / Injection only" and a medical syringe are seen in front of a displayed Johnson & Johnson logo in this illustration taken October 31, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration

FDA and CDC Lift Recommended Pause on Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Use Following Thorough Safety Review

Following a thorough safety review, including two meetings of the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have determined that the recommended pause regarding the use of the Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) COVID-19 Vaccine in the U.S. should be lifted and use of the vaccine should resume.

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Use Rescue Act funds for economic growth, recovery

As outlined, the DED’s ARPA plan also includes an additional proposed $25 million for artisans and $100 million for businesses in the new DED “ARPA Navajo Economic Artisan & Business Relief Grant Program 2021.”

The purpose of the grant program is to assist Navajo artisans and businesses facing financial hardship, lost revenue, and/or business interruption due to the COVID-19 public health emergency in order to regain economic stability.

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