Covid-19


13 January 2021
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Covid-19 infections rise by 30% in Belgium

According to the latest figures published by the Sciensano public health institute on Wednesday, January 13th, the average new daily infections in Belgium has risen by […]
13 January 2021

British couple escapes the pandemic living on an island without electricity

Sarah and Luke Flanagan, a couple from the UK, have managed to do what the world has not yet been able to: stop worrying about the […]
12 January 2021

Macau foresees a solid recovery for 2021

Authorities in Macau report that there hasn’t been a single Covid-19 case in in more than six months. The hospitality and tourism sector in the city […]
11 January 2021

Belgium announces 2 week extension of lockdown measures

On Friday afternoon, Belgium’s Consultative Committee announced the extension of current lockdown rules in Belgium, stating that they will remain in place for at least 2 […]
8 January 2021

New Covid-19 test will give accurate results in just a few minutes

A new Covid-19 test that reduces testing time from 30 minutes to less than five and delivershighly accurate results has been developed by researchers at the […]
6 January 2021
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Could Covid-19 kill backpacking forever?

Backpacking trips have been something like a ritual to the youth for more than 70 years now. Regardless of whether you’re setting off far and wide, […]
6 January 2021

Covid-19: Germany tightens restrictions

Facing intense criticism for not having a sufficiently fast vaccination campaign, German authorities are extending and tightening its restrictions until at least January 31. A second […]
6 January 2021

Belgium: Vaccination available for all legal residents regardless of nationality

Belgium will make no distinction between people with and without the Belgian nationality when vaccinating the population against the coronavirus, as long as All legal residents […]
5 January 2021

Covid-19: France struggles with its vaccination strategy

With 516 people vaccinated as of January 1st, according to the Ministry of Health, criticism does not wane against the government, which is accused of having […]
5 January 2021

Holidays will be more expensive in 2021

A coronavirus vaccine in 2021 could hold the promise of seeing the world again. Emerging from long confinement periods is something many look forward to. Specialists […]
4 January 2021

Brussels Airport: Passengers exasperated by long queue at PLF-checkpoint

On Sunday January 3rd, long queues at Brussels Airport to check the Passenger Location Forms (PLF) for passengers arriving from abroad has caused a stir, even […]
4 January 2021

More than 37,000 travelers returned to Belgium from a Red Zone area this weekend

According to figures released by the Federal Health Minister Frank Vandenbroucke, more than 40,000 people returned to Belgium this weekend from a stay of more than […]
4 January 2021

When will “normal travel” resume? [Opinion Poll]

In 2020, millions of people missed chances to explore different places and embrace different cultures and customs. The world lost out on opportunities for tourism to […]
31 December 2020

Impact of Covid-19 on expats: testimonials from around the world

Expats have been affected by the pandemic whether they were already abroad, about to move to another country or travelling around the world. The closure of […]
31 December 2020

Stricter rules in Belgium: Compulsory quarantine and test after a stay in a red zone

Travel rules and measures have been tightened in Belgium to try to control the continued spread of the new variant of Covid-19. Testing capacity will be […]
31 December 2020

Dubai commences Covid-19 vaccination campaign

Dubai announced on December 30th that it has commenced its COVID-19 vaccination campaign. The campaign will see the Dubai Health Authority providing the Pfizer- BioNTech vaccination, […]
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