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Border control

I don’t really understand why countries, airlines and labs aren’t partnering up to offer some sort of universal Covid travel system that includes proof of vaccination or recovery, PCR testing on departure and arrival, and mutual recognition of standards. — … Continue reading

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Quarantine

So, TIL that quarantine (the word) comes from the old Venetian dialect of the Italian quaranta giorni, meaning 40 days. Before 1448 Venice used 30 days of isolation and then it was “trentine”. The bubonic plague has a 37-day period … Continue reading

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