Day: February 16, 2021

Mandatory travel quarantine should be introduced by Ireland, experts urge

Many countries across Europe including Ireland are concluding that the only way to curb Covid-19 “is to bring this virus sharply under control” with tighter measures on isolation and mandatory quarantine, according to public health specialist Prof Anthony Staines.

Speaking at a webinar on the case for an international travel quarantine, the Dublin City University academic predicted that if Ireland was not the first country in the European Union to pursue this course, Germany would be.

“Each country has to decide for itself what it wants to do. I have a sense across Europe that many are facing the same challenge that we’re facing and moving to the same conclusions. We need to bring this virus sharply under control. But they’re looking for someone to go first,” Prof Staines said at the event hosted by the Independent Scientific Advocacy Group (ISAG) for Covid in Ireland.

“If this is not done,”

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Texas destination makes list of 11 best cities to retire in U.S.

If you’re looking to retire soon, the pivotal question is: Where you should you live?

In Travel & Leisure’s roundup of the best places to retire, 11 American cities topped the list, with one Texas destination—the Dallas/Fort Worth metro area—landing a spot. The list is compiled from a group of organizations that analyze U.S. cities and their suitability for retirement destinations, according to Travel & Leisure.

Of significant note, Dallas took top honors on the list for its small-town vibe and cosmopolitan appeal. The fact that Texas has no state income tax was also cited. The Dallas/Fort Worth housing market also features a wide range of housing available, according to Travel & Leisure.

“This fast-growing destination offers both a suburban and big-city lifestyle, giving retirees the option to choose a small-town feel with city conveniences nearby,” Travel & Leisure’s Patricia Doherty writes.


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