The COVID-19 vaccine will no longer be required to travel to the United States by plane
Brynn Anderson Associated Press will be lifted on the evening of May 11 for travelers arriving by air and US officials. In the photo, travelers watch a plane take off at Atlanta airport in November 2022.
The United States will lift the obligation to be vaccinated against COVID-19 on the evening of May 11, which concerns federal officials and international travelers arriving by air, the White House announced on Monday.
This lifting of the vaccination requirement corresponds to the end of the state of health emergency, declared by Washington in January 2020.
The United States is officially the country that has paid the highest price for the pandemic, with more than one million deaths.
As of January 2021,
He adds that with 270 million Americans having received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, “we are no longer in the same phase of pandemic response as when these obligations have been put in place.”
The measures taken to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, and in particular the vaccination requirement, have given rise to fierce political debates in the United States.