White House blocked CDC cruise ban extension. New no-sail order will expire Oct. 31

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s no-sail order will expire Oct. 31 — over the objections of the CDC’s director, a source familiar with the situation told McClatchy.CDC Director Robert Redfield wanted to push the ban on cruises to February but was overruled during a meeting Tuesday with Vice President Mike Pence at the White House, the source said. The White House’s block of the CDC’s order was first reported by Axios. The current no-sail order was set to expire Wednesday without an extension.Cruising in U.S. waters has been banned since March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Accor…

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