July 26, 2021
In this Issue
Here are some of the news articles we are following:
- U.S. appeals court lifts CDC cruise ship restrictions in win for Florida
- What Is a COVID-19 Vaccine 'Breakthrough' Case?
- The newest status on cruise ships: Being vaccinated
- Princess Cruises, Holland America Line resume US sailings this weekend
- Here Are the 13 Ships Approved for Test Cruises
- The Step-by-Step Guide to Picking a Cruise Ship Cabin
- Cruise Ships with Vaccinated Guests to Return to Costa Rica from September
- Here’s how you can show proof of vaccination in France
- Global Health Dashboards:
-CDC: COVID Data Tracker
-COVID-19 vaccination in Canada
-Number of COVID-19 vaccination doses administered in Europe as of July 1, 2021, by country
-Number of administered coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine doses per 100 people in Africa as of July 17, 2021, by country
-COVID-19 Vaccinations in Australia
-South America COVID-19 Stats
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U.S. appeals court lifts CDC cruise ship restrictions in win for Florida
All cruise ships in Florida will still be required to report "individual cases of illness or death and ship inspections and sanitary measures to prevent the introduction, transmission, or spread of communicable diseases," the CDC said late on Friday.
What Is a COVID-19 Vaccine 'Breakthrough' Case?
COVID-19 vaccines work by teaching the body to recognize the virus. So if you’re exposed to it after vaccination, your immune system should be ready to spring into action and fight it.
The newest status on cruise ships: Being vaccinated
“It’s getting as comprehensive in putting in public health barriers to transmission of the virus as it is possible given the constraints that they’re working under,” he said.
Princess Cruises, Holland America Line resume US sailings this weekend
Each cruise line is set to operate 10 cruises out of Seattle through September, according to a Friday news release.
Here Are the 13 Ships Approved for Test Cruises
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has approved 13 ships for simulated voyages, also known as test cruises, using volunteers as passengers.
The Step-by-Step Guide to Picking a Cruise Ship Cabin
Beyond these basic types, cabin subcategories are a bewildering thicket of floor plans and descriptions.
Cruise Ships with Vaccinated Guests to Return to Costa Rica from September
Starting Sept. 1, Costa Rica will reactivate cruise tourism for the 2021-2022 season, in order to stimulate the tourism industry and employment in coastal areas.
Here’s how you can show proof of vaccination in France
Use your CDC card to get a digital health pass at a French pharmacy.
CDC: COVID Data Tracker
Find maps and charts tracking cases, deaths, and trends of COVID-19 in the United States, updated daily by 8 pm ET
The dedicated website from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows:
Travelers Returning from Cruise Ship and River Cruise Voyages | Updated May 5, 2021
Travel | Updated Apr. 2, 2021
Different COVID-19 Vaccines | Updated May 27, 2021
COVID-19 vaccination in Canada
COVID-19 vaccination coverage across Canada by key demographics and vaccine product. We update this information every Friday at 12:00 PM Eastern Time with data up to and including the previous Saturday.
Number of COVID-19 vaccination doses administered in Europe as of July 1, 2021, by country
As of July 1, 2021, Malta had the highest COVID-19 vaccination rate in Europe having administered 151.91 doses per 100 people in the country, while the United Kingdom had administered 114.76 doses per 100.
Number of administered coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine doses per 100 people in Africa as of July 17, 2021, by country
As of July 17, 2021, Seychelles was the African country with the highest coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination rate.
COVID-19 Vaccinations in Australia
Data note: Vaccines are administered via three different channels: state and territory governments; aged and disability care (federal government-managed); or via the primary care / GP network (federal govt-managed).
South America COVID-19 Stats
Vaccination data added. Per-million fixed for under 1 million population.
Vaccines FAQ (idsociety.org) | Last Reviewed: July 20, 2021
Disclaimer: The views expressed in the articles above are those of the authors' and do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of this e-Newsletter
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