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A party in a wealthy Connecticut town and a ritzy Austrian ski resort have both become ‘super-spreaders’ of the coronavirus – but people are still keeping quiet about exposure for fear of being stigmatized

Jan Hetfleisch/Getty Images The atmosphere at the 8th Ischgl Cart Trophy on June 28, 2014 in Ischgl, Austria. The subjects of the photo are not the subjects of this story. Stigma might be partially responsible for the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. In both the US and Europe, two possible …

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Ultrawealthy people are buying out entire hotels for up to $38,000 a day to self-isolate in more secluded areas

PhotoAlto/Jerome Gorin / Getty Images Some wealthy people have started renting hotel rooms, inn lodgings, and resort suits, as they flee major cities to less densely populated areas, CNN Travel reports. But the even more affluent are taking it a step further and reserving entire properties for themselves. Blantyre Country …

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How to change, cancel or even book upcoming travel amid coronavirus

Taking a trip is the last thing on many people’s minds. Roughly 94 million Americans have cancelled or plan on canceling travel plans due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to a recent survey by personal finance site WalletHub. Given the circumstances, many airlines are relaxing cancellation policies and major hotel chains are …

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At the northernmost tip of Colombia is a vast, untamed desert that juts into the Atlantic Ocean. I spent a week traveling through the area – here’s what it’s like.

Lisa Marion Smith for Business Insider The water was glacial, a stunning contrast to so much sun and sand. La Guajira is a Colombian department comprised of a desert peninsula that juts into the Atlantic Ocean. In January, my mother and I took a week-long journey through the area. Our …

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