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U.S. CDC extends conditional sailing order for cruises to January next year

Stock MarketsOct 25, 2021 07:25PM ET
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(Reuters) -The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday extended the conditional sailing order for cruises to Jan. 15 next year from Nov. 1 on concerns about the spread of the COVID-19 Delta variant.

The order, issued last October, mandated testing and some additional safeguards for crew members as part of a framework for a phased resumption of cruises.

The public health agency said the extension includes minor changes and when the order is lifted it will shift to a "voluntary program" and work alongside ship operators to control COVID-19 numbers aboard cruise ships.

The highly contagious variant had earlier this year led to a surge in infections and hospitalizations in the United States, but cases have started to decrease in recent weeks.

The CDC had in May initiated a key step for the eventual resumption of U.S. cruise industry operations by issuing new technical instructions.

U.S. CDC extends conditional sailing order for cruises to January next year
 

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Lesko Brandon Oct 25, 2021 7:29PM ET
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The vaccinated sheep still walking around with masks on and getting their heart inflammation boosters despite now knowing that the vaccines do not prevent the spread of the virus and lose most of their efficacy after a few months. This virus is less deadly for the majority of the population than the common flu. More children are being reported to have heart issues. including cases of sudden death, now than the number of children who have died from COVID. Reports are even coming out from Europe that these has been an unexpected rise in heart attacks among adults since this summer. Some countries have halted use of the vaccines in young people. Meanwhile the news networks in the US who as sponsored by pharma companies, and politicians who receive donations from these pharma companies, and Fauci who funded the lab that created the virus all tell you it is "safe and effective" and silence anybody who says otherwise and even fires them from their jobs.
 
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