Scotland to accept lateral flow tests for international travel
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Scotland to accept lateral flow tests for international travel

Scotland is now allowing lateral flow testing for international travelers arriving in the country. This follows England and Wales. First minister
Barbados drops quarantine rule for vaxxed visitors
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Barbados drops quarantine rule for vaxxed visitors

Barbados has removed the second PCR requirement and quarantine requirements for travelers who enter the country after being fully vaccinated against
Covid testing failures at UK lab ‘should have been flagged within days’
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Covid testing failures at UK lab ‘should have been flagged within days’

Senior scientists believe that health officials should have been notified within days of major problems at a private Covid testing laboratory, and
Covid PCR tests: at least 43,000 in UK may have had false negatives
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Covid PCR tests: at least 43,000 in UK may have had false negatives

The UK Health Security Agency said that at least 43,000 people could have been incorrectly given negative Covid test results. It announced the
Relief as requirement for costly traveller PCR tests is removed
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Relief as requirement for costly traveller PCR tests is removed

Families will feel relieved when the government finally agrees to eliminate the need for expensive PCR tests for travellers returning from half-term
Calls for inquiry as negative Covid PCR tests after positive lateral flow reported
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Calls for inquiry as negative Covid PCR tests after positive lateral flow reported

Scientists call for an urgent investigation into dozens of reports that people have tested negative for Covid PCR using the gold-standard Covid test,
Red list cut projected as simplified overseas travel system introduced
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Red list cut projected as simplified overseas travel system introduced

Many countries will be exempted from the travel ban red list after today's abolishment of the highly criticized government traffic light system.
Singapore Airlines Lounge London Heathrow Reopens With Strange Rule
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Singapore Airlines Lounge London Heathrow Reopens With Strange Rule

Singapore Airlines just reopened their lounge at London Heathrow Airport. This is great news for Star Alliance passengers. Singapore Airlines
UK scientist warns over relaxation of Covid travel rules
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UK scientist warns over relaxation of Covid travel rules

One of the scientists who developed the UK's network of testing to quickly identify Covid variants of concern has asked the government for continued
Italy no longer requires vaccinated travelers from the UK to quarantine
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Italy no longer requires vaccinated travelers from the UK to quarantine

British tourists visiting Italy have been allowed to leave the quarantine zone provided they are fully vaccinated. Roberto Speranza, the Italian