A plan to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations for almost all foreign visitors to the U.S. is in the works, a White House official confirmed to CNN today.
However, it's important to remember that the plan is still in the early phases of being developed... And the White House official cautioned there is no imminent change to the current travel restrictions in place because of the rapidly spreading delta variant...
Tourism from abroad has essentially been halted under U.S. COVID-19 travel rules -- and the White House has been facing growing pressure from the travel industry and U.S. allies to lift restrictions on who can travel into the U.S.
According to the Biden administration, they have groups working “to have a new system ready for when we can reopen travel,” the official said, adding it includes “a phased approach that over time will mean, with limited exceptions, that foreign nationals traveling to the United States (from all countries) need to be fully vaccinated.”
Read the full report on Reuters.