COVID-19

Have vaccine, will travel

The CDC has updated its travel guidance for people who have been vaccinated against the coronavirus.

People who have been fully vaccinated against the coronavirus can now travel freely about the country without fear of spreading COVID-19.

What Happened: On Friday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its COVID-19 guidance to say that those who have been vaccinated are okay to board a plane or go on a road trip without having to be tested or quarantine once they arrive at their destination.

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CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said there is still a need for caution and would “advocate against general travel overall.”

Those who aren’t fully vaccinated should continue to put off travel plans. If they still need to travel for reasons that can’t be postponed, the CDC says they should be tested for the coronavirus before travel and three to five days afterward. They should also quarantine for seven days regardless of their test status.

You can read more on AP News.

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