Covid-19: Travel firms' green list concerns, and Chinese vaccine approved

Covid-19: Travel firms' green list concerns, and Chinese vaccine approved

5/8/2021 1:11:00 PM

Covid-19: Travel firms' green list concerns, and Chinese vaccine approved

Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Saturday.

3. Can't sleep or having mad dreams? This may be whyIf you've been struggling to get to sleep during the pandemic, then you're not alone. Psychologists say anxiety- or giving them crazy dreams. Screen activity could also be a factor, as could stress and disruption to our routines.

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4. Brazil's bubble of bad vaccine infoWhen a helicopter loaded with health workers and coronavirus vaccine doses arrived at a remote village in the Amazon,they were met with armed bows and arrows, and were told to leave. Villagers had heard false rumours about vaccines and wanted reassurance from a religious missionary before getting jabbed. It is an example of a worrying trend of false information spreading on social media - even to some of the world's most remote communities.

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Cathay Pacific Sells Dollar Bonds as Covid-19 Saps Demand for Air TravelHong Kong’s flagship carrier sold its first dollar bonds in more than two decades, seizing on investors’ willingness to fund airlines as the industry’s prospects improve.

Covid-19: NI Executive urged to rethink new travel rulesTwo tourism bodies are concerned about rules on visitors arriving from the Common Travel Area.