US ends vaccination requirement for international travelers | for travel

The United States will end the Covid-19 vaccination requirement for international travelers later this month. Also, vaccination requirements for US government employees will end on that date, according to White House reports.

“Today we are announcing that the government will end vaccine requirements for federal employees, federal contractors, and international air travelers by the end of May 11, the same day that the Covid-19 public health emergency ends,” the White House says. in the current situation.

US President Joe Biden’s administration announced in January that the state of emergency, declared by former President Donald Trump in March 2020, would expire on May 11. Millions of Americans have received free vaccinations, coronavirus tests, and hospitalization during the pandemic. Once the emergency is officially over, these costs will not be covered by the government everywhere.

“Since January 2021, deaths from Covid-19 have fallen by 95 percent, and hospitalizations have fallen by nearly 91 percent. Globally, deaths from Covid-19 are at their lowest levels since the start of the pandemic,” the statement said. “The requirements have led to more vaccinations across the country, and our expanded vaccination campaign has saved millions of lives.”

According to the White House, there are also plans to stop compulsory vaccination in some educational and health institutions, among others. The White House says it will provide more details in the coming days.

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