Prevent covid-19 infection during summer travel

How to prevent covid-19 infection during summer travel

Guests should participate in outdoor activities, limit travel to many locations and always wear a mask.

Visitors need to have a contingency plan in case the trip is cancelled due to a spike in infections.

In addition, each person needs to bring full medicine, in case the trip must be prolonged for objective reasons as well as need to consider travel health insurance to be supported with expenses in case of illness.

As cases of Covid-19 ease and the resilience of the sick person is rapid, travel restrictions are relaxed, many locations and countries reopen, people can travel domestically as well as abroad.

According to the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA), the number of travelers passing through checkpoints is approaching pre-pandemic numbers.

Dr. Ole Vielemeyer, Medical Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases in New York-Presbyterian/Weill, said travelers need to consider covid-19 precautions when planning a trip.

Studies have shown that protection from vaccines decreases over time.

Therefore, it is important to have your immune system strengthened and repeated vaccinations (if possible), even if a person has had Covid-19 before.