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Travelers wait for the coronavirus testing at the Incheon International Airport in Incheon, South Korea

Coronavirus Conversations: The omicron variant and holiday travel

To understand the new variant, travel restrictions and how people can better prepare for the upcoming festive season, reporter Elana Gordon moderated a discussion with Stephen Kissler — who is a research fellow in the Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health — as part of The World’s regular series of conversations about the pandemic.

Security forces stand guard inside an airport terminal in Rabat, Morocco

Discussion: The omicron variant and holiday travel

Passengers wait at a ticket counter at Johannesburg's OR Tambo's airport, Monday, Nov. 29, 2021. 

COVID-related travel bans spark outrage from targeted countries

People pass through Waterloo train station, in London, during the morning rush hour

Wary, weary world slams doors shut, fearing omicron variant

Passengers wait to board a plane for New York at the Charles de Gaulle airport, north of Paris

US opens borders to fully vaccinated travelers from a list of countries

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Tourism in Tunisia reopens — with precautions

The pandemic has been especially hard on Tunisia’s tourism and hospitality sectors, which were already struggling to recover from a spate of terrorist attacks in 2015.