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  • August 12, 2021

UK hotel quarantine rules challenged in court – POLITICO

Lawyers representing UK travelers are seeking a judicial review of British government policy requiring a 10-day hotel quarantine for those arriving from countries considered high-risk for coronavirus. PGMBM layers saying on Thursday the rules were not proportionate and hurt civil liberties. The UK currently requires travelers to spend 10 days in a hotel if they…

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UK panel backs coronavirus vaccines for vulnerable teens – POLITICO

The UK will start vaccinating certain vulnerable teens “as soon as possible” against COVID-19, following the green light today from the UK’s independent immunization committee. The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunization (JCVI) recommended that children should be offered the injection if they are at increased risk of serious illness. That group includes children ages…

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England ‘tantalizingly close’ to easing lockdown restrictions, says Boris Johnson – POLITICO

England is “tantalizingly close” to easing most of its lockdown restrictions in a week, Boris Johnson said before a news conference on Monday in which he is expected to lay out the latest ideas from the government. The UK prime minister, who aims to end most of the coronavirus restrictions in England on July 19,…

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