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US will end Covid-19 testing requirement for air travelers entering the country

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The requirement for a negative COVID-19 test before flying to the U.S. dates to January 2021. Travel groups argued that the testing requirement was obsolete because of the high number of omicron cases already in every state. In April, a federal judge struck down a requirement that passengers wear masks on planes and public transportation.
6 months ago·Washington, United States

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US drops COVID testing for incoming international air travelers

US Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra said the CDC decision is based on science and available data, and said the agency "will not hesitate to reinstate a pre-departure testing requirement, if needed later."

6 months ago·Mumbai, India
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The change, which comes into effect on Sunday, comes after pressure from the travel industry.

6 months ago·United Kingdom
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People traveling to the United States starting this Sunday will be exempt from Covid-19 tests in order to fly to the US, according to a new rule brought by the Biden administration.

6 months ago·India
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U.S. drops COVID testing for incoming international air travelers

The United States late Friday rescinded a 17-month-old requirement that people arriving in the country by air test negative for COVID-19, a move that follows intense lobbying by airlines and the travel industry.

6 months ago·United Kingdom
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Biden to end Covid testing requirement for travel into US

Requirement to test negative, which has been in place since January 2021, criticized by travel industry and some lawmakers

6 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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U.S. lifts COVID-19 test requirement for international travel

The Biden administration is lifting its requirement that international air travellers to the U.S. take a COVID-19 test within a day before boarding their flights, easing one of the last remaining government mandates meant to contain the spread of the coronavirus.

6 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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