Mixed messages on travel from CDC

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The CDC said COVID-19 tests are won't be required for fully vaccinated people before or after they travel within the US - as long as those travelling wear masks on planes, buses, and trains.

But CDC Director Rochelle Walensky told reporters that, despite the new guidance for vaccinated people, now was still not a good time to take a trip.

Until Friday's announcement, federal officials were still discouraging people from traveling, even after vaccination.

Within the United States, vaccinated people will not have to quarantine or take a Covid-19 test after traveling, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.

A CDC spokesperson told The New York Times that Walensky "spoke broadly" and that the evidence to support her claim "isn't clear".

The CDC considers someone fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving the last required dose.

CDC: Fully vaccinated Americans cleared to travel without tests or quarantine periods
These are recommendations and millions of travelers have flown in the last several weeks, according to the TSA. However, the CDC had not made any move to review its guidance that discouraged all non-essential trips.

- Fully vaccinated people can travel internationally without getting a COVID-19 test before travel unless it is required by the global destination.

We state that fully vaccinated people can resume travel to low- at low-risk to themselves.

Air travel still remains down 43 per cet from pre-COVID levels and business and worldwide travel remain even harder hit.

Keep an eye out for a News Feed summary of people you follow who are using the profile frames-including author, columnist, and businesswoman Arianna Huffington, one of the many public figures Facebook has partnered with to spread the word. They should stay home and self-quarantine for 7 days after travel or 10 days if they don't get tested at the conclusion of travel.

The airline group praised the CDC's "updated travel guidance" that eases "travel restrictions for fully vaccinated individuals".

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