Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro once again Monday defended his decision not to take a COVID-19 vaccine and described the attitude of governors and mayors who demanded vaccination passports in their jurisdictions as “vicious.”Add your comment!
Uruguay's Tourism Minister Tabaré Viera Thursday announced his country would include COVID-19 vaccination to incoming foreign travellers when the country's borders are fully reopened.Add your comment!
A recent study by pollster Cifra has shown 77% of Uruguayans were in favour of anti-COVID-19 vaccination requirements for people willing to attend football stadiums, movie theatres or concerts, it was announced Tuesday in Montevideo.
US carrier Southwest Airlines cancelled a large number of flights over the weekend citing weather conditions and air traffic control (ATC) disruptions. Both company and pilot unions denied the events were related to mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was not allowed to enter a football stadium to watch Gremio's match against Santos because he was not vaccinated against COVID-19.
The BBC has reported that nine months after it was rolled out, the AstraZeneca Covid vaccine has finally reached the Antarctic. It was flown in, via the Falkland Islands, this week to immunize the 23 staff members who've been keeping the British Antarctic Survey, BAS, Rothera research base running through the polar winter.
From 4 am on Monday 11 October, Uruguay will no longer be on the Red List for entering England. As to UK citizens planning to travel to Uruguay, the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) advise against all but essential travel to the whole of Uruguay based on the current assessment of COVID-19 risks.
Argentina will start on October 12 vaccinating children aged between 3 and 11 who have other underlying conditions against COVID-19. Local health authorities have chosen the Sinopharm drug for the campaign.
Uruguay, Brazil and Argentina have announced the vaccine certificates and protocols which will be demanded from cruise vessel passengers and crewmembers this coming summer season if they are to call in the three countries as part of their South American tours.
Immunization requirements for travellers or workers have resulted in the development of a black market of Covid-19 vaccination certificates on the Internet, the Buenos Aires daily Crónica reported Monday.