NEW YORK (AP) — Add travel to the activitiescan enjoy again, according to new U.S. Friday. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its guidance to within the U.S. without getting tested for the afterward. Previously, the agency had cautioned against unnecessary travel, even for vaccinated people. However, it noted that it would update its guidance as more people got vaccinated and about protecting the shots “provide.
“very da” You get more data, and you change your guidance based on the existing “ng data,” said Dr” Ali Khan, dean of the UniveNebraska’Nebraska’sofraska’sof. Khan said the update reinforces the safety and effectiveness of the to get vaccinated. According to the CDC, nearly 100 in the U.S. — or about 30% of the population — have received at least one . A person is considered fully vaccinated two required dose of vaccine.
are still advised to avoid unnecessary travel.
—people can travel within the U.S. without getting tested for coronavirus or quarantining. The agency says people should still , socially distance, and avoid crowds.
—, the agency says vaccinated people do not need to get a COVID-19 test before leaving, though some destinations may require it.
—before boarding a flight to the U.S. and be tested 3 to 5 days after returning. to quarantine. The agency noted the potential introduction of virus variants and differences in worldwide for cautious guidance on overseas travel.
The CDC cited recent research on the real-worldfor its updated guidance. Already, the agency had said fully vaccinated people could with each other indoors without wearing masks or social distancing. It also people could see with unvaccinated people from a single household under similar conditions, as long as they were at low risk for severe illness if infected. The U.S. began its in mid-December. The first vaccines — from Pfizer and Moderna — require two doses taken a few . Regulators gave a one-shot vaccine by Johnson & Johnson the at the end of February.
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