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UAE to ban non-vaccinated citizens from traveling abroad

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UAE to ban non-vaccinated citizens from traveling abroad

FILE PHOTO: A general view of terminal three at Dubai International Airport in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 15, 2019. REUTERS/Christopher Pike/File Photo

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The ban would not apply to those with medical or humanitarian exemptions

CAIRO, Egypt – The United Arab Emirates will ban non-vaccinated citizens from traveling abroad from January 10, the state news agency WAM reported on Saturday, January 1, citing the foreign ministry and the National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority.

The report said that fully vaccinated citizens would also require a booster shot to be eligible to travel. The ban would not apply to those with medical or humanitarian exemptions. – Rappler.com