Day: April 18, 2021

Traffic light system for international travel poses risk, Sturgeon warns

<p>A sign directs passengers to a Covid-19 testing centre at Terminal 5 of Heathrow Airport</p> (AFP/Getty)

A sign directs passengers to a Covid-19 testing centre at Terminal 5 of Heathrow Airport

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Progress in bringing Covid-19 under control in the UK must not be undermined by “too lax a position on international travel”, Nicola Sturgeon has warned.

Scotland’s first minister said a traffic light system that allows international travel amid the ongoing pandemic puts the UK at risk from further coronavirus variants that could be faster spreading, more severe or undermine the efficacy of vaccines.

“We don’t know where the variants of real concern are going to come from, which is why an approach

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