Delta forces ‘Covid-zero’ nations to face reality and start reopening

As countries find ways to accept it as endemic, more and more borders are opening up to vaccinated travellers

17 October 2021 - 17:47 By Bloomberg News

Some of the world’s longest and toughest Covid-19-induced border curbs are finally being eased, with Asia-Pacific countries taking their firmest steps yet towards reopening to international travel in recent days. 

From Singapore to Sydney, Bali to Bangkok, authorities have announced a flurry of plans to welcome vaccinated travellers by drastically reducing or completely removing quarantine requirements in place for most of the pandemic. For these places, the easing is a significant shift towards opening up just as the traditional year-end holiday season approaches. ..

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