Patients diagnosed with cancer more than a year before contracting COVID-19 and those not receiving active treatment may be no more vulnerable to worse COVID outcomes than those without cancer, according to a new study. Additionally, researchers warned that passengers are still at risk of coronavirus infection while traveling on airplanes and also in airports.

The Biden administration faces an April 18 deadline on whether to extend or end a mandate requiring travelers to wear masks on airplanes, trains and in transit hubs.

Shares of U.S. airlines and other travel-related companies fell on December 27 as rising Omicron cases and weather-related problems forced the cancellation of hundreds more flights, leaving travelers stranded across the country during the holidays.

U.S. airlines canceled hundreds of flights on Christmas Eve amid a surge in COVID-19 infections driven by the Omicron variant, but millions of wary Americans carried on with travel plans through a second pandemic-clouded winter holiday.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on May 7 that U.S.-bound international air travelers can meet Covid-19 entry requirements using certain self-administered tests.

U.S. President Joe Biden on May 3 imposed new travel restrictions on India in light of the Covid-19 epidemic, barring most non-U.S. citizens from entering the United States.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on April 2 said fully vaccinated people can safely travel at “low risk” after the agency had held off for weeks on revising guidance that discouraged all non-essential trips.

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screened 500 million fewer people at U.S. airport checkpoints in 2020, down 61% versus 2019, as air travel slowed sharply during the coronavirus pandemic.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee voted 17-4 to recommend Pfizer and BioNTech’s Covid-19 vaccine for Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for individuals ages 16 years and older.

Airlines battered by Covid-19 are prepping for key roles in the mass vaccine rollout that promises to unlock an immediate boost for the sector – and beyond that, its own recovery and survival.