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Collected Item: “US will end Covid-19 testing requirement for air travelers entering the country”

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US will end Covid-19 testing requirement for air travelers entering the country

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This is a news story from CNN by Kaitlan Collins. The CDC is expected to lift the requirement for air travelers to test negative for COVID before entering the US. The travel industry has been lobbying the CDC for months regarding this issue after it was no longer determined that the restrictions are no longer "based on the science and data." However, just because it is getting lifted now, the CDC does have the power to reinstate this restriction if a new variant develops and causes concern.

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travel, restriction, CDC, air travel, tourism, travel industry, United States, ASU, HST580

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Kaitlan Collins

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