Children may enter the US without being vaccinated against Covid-19
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The consular affairs office of The United States announced the requirements for travelers from other countries who want to enter North American territory from the first minute of next November 8.
The new regulations establishes, among other things, that Children under 18 will not need to show that they are vaccinated against Covid-19 to enter the United States. Despite this, the foregoing does not exempt from meeting other requirements:
- If a child is not vaccinated and is traveling with a full-schedule adult, they may have a negative viral test on a sample taken within the previous three days.
- If an unvaccinated child is traveling alone or with unvaccinated adults, they will need to submit a negative viral test from a sample taken within one day before entering.
- Children under the age of 2 are exempt from the test requirement.
It should be remembered that The United States will reopen its borders to foreign visitors with full vaccination against Covid-19 after 18 months of closing them to non-essential travel.
Among the conditions that were established by the Joe Biden government, fully vaccinated travelers will be allowed to enter on normal terms– Presenting a visa or Esta (United States online entry permit). They will not need to be quarantined upon arrival.
At the same time, land travel from Canada and Mexico will be opened; Today, people can fly from any country to the United States but cannot travel by road or rail.
About vaccines endorsed by the USA, will be those authorized for emergency use by the World Health Organization (WHO). These are Oxford AstraZeneca, Janssen (Johnson & Johnson), Moderna and Pfizer / BioNTech, as well as two Chinese vaccines: Sinopharm and Sinovac.
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