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Biden plans strict rules for travelers for new variant

The Administration of the President of the United States, Joe Biden, plans to enact rules stricter for all Travellers that arrive in the country, including americans who return, with the aim of brake a possible spread of the new variant of the coronavirus, omicron.

This was advanced on Tuesday, November 30, 2021, by The Washington Post, which explained that the United States will require all people who enter its territory to carry out a test one day before boarding your flightregardless of your state of vaccination or country of departure.

In addition, travelers could once again be examined within three to five days of your arrival a USA, according to the capital newspaper, which cited three federal health officials.

As part of this plan, which will be announced this Thursday, December 2, the Biden Government will oblige all visitors, including citizens americans, to get in quarantine for seven days even if the results of your tests of the coronavirus are negative.

In case the Travellers do not comply with this new regulation, they will be subject to fines and sanctions, according to a draft of the order drawn up by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention de EE.UU. (CDC, in its acronym in English) to which the Post had access.

Currently, the United States requires pre-departure coronavirus testing for vaccinated air travelers and not vaccinated, but it is more strict with those who they have not received the inoculaciones.

In fact, the unvaccinated must present a negative test within 24 hours before the flight, while the vaccinated must do the same, but within the previous 72 hours. The new rule will require that all Travellers the test one day before your Exit.

The response team against the pandemic of the United States Government admitted this Tuesday that it will take weeks, at least between two and four, until they have sufficient information about the new omicron variant, your ability to transmission and his aggressiveness.

Therefore, both the epidemiologist principal of the administration, Antony Fauci, as the director of the Centers for Disease Control, Rochelle Walensky, and the coordinator of the White House response to the pandemic, Jeff Zients, insisted on recommending that Americans wear the reinforcement of the vaccine or the first dose of it if they have not already been inoculated.

In the United States, the country hardest hit by the pandemic with more than 775,000 deaths, almost 20% of its population has also already received the booster dose of available serums.


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