Updated entry rules have been published in the United States – Rossiyskaya Gazeta

On Monday, the Joe Biden administration published updated rules for travel to the United States, including stricter requirements for unvaccinated Americans from COVID-19, as well as exceptions for foreign travelers. A senior White House official told NBC News that the United States will accept any of the vaccines approved by the World Health Organization (WHO), including Russian and Chinese drugs.

Starting November 8, unvaccinated US citizens and permanent residents of the country will have to present a negative coronavirus test taken the day before re-entering the country, and unvaccinated foreigners will only be able to enter under limited circumstances, an administration official said. Fully vaccinated Americans will be required to get tested three days before travel.

For foreign nationals, the US administration announced in September that it would require all passengers to be fully vaccinated before entering America, but introduced exemptions on Monday. For example, people traveling from countries with a vaccination rate of less than 10 percent will also have to provide a compelling reason why they are traveling to the United States. The exception is foreigners under the age of 18, since in many countries children are not yet eligible for vaccination, as well as people with certain diseases, participants in clinical trials and those who come to the United States for several days.

Previously, all travelers, including US citizens, were required to test negative for the virus within three days of traveling to the United States, regardless of their vaccine status. Travelers from 33 countries were denied entry even if they were fully vaccinated.

Proof of vaccination and testing will be required prior to boarding, and airlines will need to ensure compliance with measures including confirmation that the relevant documents have been issued by an official medical source in the country of residence in English and meet the requirements of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). parts of a complete vaccination.


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