Travel & leisure stocks outperform following full FDA vaccine approval By

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By Samuel Indyk – Travel and leisure stocks were outperforming in the UK on Tuesday after the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) fully approved Pfizer (NYSE:) and BioNTech’s (NASDAQ:) Covid vaccination. It is the first jab to be fully licenced after previously receiving Emergency Use Authorization (EUA).

Full approval

Approval of the vaccine is expected to lead to greater take-up amongst US citizens. A recent survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation found that 31% of unvaccinated people said they were more likely to get vaccinated if the FDA gave full approval to vaccines, according to Bloomberg News.

Separately, many companies and organisations are expected to introduce vaccine mandates. The US military set this off, saying they would require all 1.3 million active-duty troops to get vaccinated.

Travel & Leisure shares jump

Shares in stocks jumped following the news. Cineworld (LON:) – which has operations in the

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Norwegian Cruise Line Extends Vaccine Requirement Through End of 2021

The Norwegian Bliss cruise ship sails in the Hudson River

The Norwegian Bliss cruise ship sails in the Hudson River

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Norwegian Cruise Line will require all passengers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before boarding at least through the end of the year.

“Under the guidance of globally recognized public health experts and to prioritize the health and safety of our guests, crew, and the communities we visit, we have decided to extend guest vaccination requirements for all sailings through December 31, 2021,” Norwegian Cruise Line spokesperson confirmed to Travel + Leisure on Thursday. “Guests who are not old enough to be vaccinated will not be allowed on these sailings. However, we eagerly await an expansion of the age criteria for vaccinations by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration so we can once again welcome these guests back on board.

Children younger than 12 are still not yet permitted to receive the vaccine.

Norwegian announced its vaccination

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Kansas National Guard members receive vaccine, Gov. Kelly tours distribution site

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – State soldiers are now getting the coronavirus shot. First and second doses of the coronavirus vaccine were given out to Air and Army National Guard members at Forbes Field in Topeka.

This was the second distribution like it. Some people are in phase one, others are in phase two.

Vaccines come from the United State Department of Defense and are not part of the state’s allotment. So far the guard has been given 1,100 vaccines, with more to come. When a member is able to get a shot depends on how critical their mission is.

Kansas Adjutant General David Weishaar said things have looked different during the pandemic for the guard.

“We have not compromised any mission requirements because of COVID. We have compromised some training requirements but it has not impacted our mission negatively,” Weishaar said.

Governor Laura Kelly and Department of Health and Environment

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