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Ready to travel abroad again? Watch out for superbugs, study says

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Hopefully this is just misplaced opportunism. It makes it look like scientists are using health issues and biosecurity to shut down international travel by underhand means.

Humanity has been crossing borders for thousands of years. We won't stop now. If governments force us to, permanently, under scientific pretences as this, the majority, rather than a minority, will start to revise their opinion of Covid and they will turn on their politicians.

Politicians who lie to their citizens lose their mandate to govern. Disposing of them then becomes an ethical necessity. Scientists should not push their luck. They are not the most popular people in the world at the moment, as it is.

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It makes it look like scientists are using health issues and biosecurity to shut down international travel by underhand means.

Why would scientists want to shut down international travel? For what reason?

Humanity has been crossing borders for thousands of years. We won't stop now. If governments force us to, permanently, under scientific pretences as this,

Why would governments want to shut down international travel? For what reason?

Scientists should not push their luck.

Push their luck? By merely pointing out the risk of superbugs, which everyone knows about by now anyway?

They are not the most popular people in the world at the moment, as it is.

What do you want to do? "Dispose" of all scientists as "an ethical necessity"?

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If I can't travel freely without test and quarantine even if I'm fully vaccinated then I will not be travelling to the US/UK which I want to do.

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Scientists should not push their luck.

And if scientists don't say anything before another pandemic starts, you'll be all over them, berating them for not telling us. Frankly, you'd be dead without scientists, doctors and nurses.

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I want to travel as much as anyone. But listen to the scientists. The sooner we isolate this bug the sooner we'll be free of it.

I do not want to get stuck in some odd place because Japan's some xenophobic prime minister (like Abe) has decided that all foreigners are diseased and Japanese are not.

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Ignorance is not bliss. Surely we have learned at least that from the Covid pandemic?

Its a positive thing that scientists are on the ball and warning us in an effort to prevent, in the above case, a bacterial pandemic.

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