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Health Alert: January 14, 2021 – Requirement of Negative COVID-19 Test for Air Passengers

Location: United States  Event: CDC Expands Negative COVID-19 Test Requirement to All Air Passengers Entering the United States   Effective January 26, 2021, all air passengers, two years of age and older, traveling to the United States are required to have a negative pre-departure test result for SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19)  within three days of their flight’s departure.  Air passengers must provide written documentation of their laboratory test result (paper or electronic copy) to ...
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CDC Expands Negative COVID-19 Test Requirement to All Air Passengers Entering the United States

Media Statement For Immediate Release: Tuesday, January 12, 2021 Contact: Media Relations (404) 639-3286 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding the requirement for a negative COVID-19 test to all air passengers entering the United States.  Testing before and after travel is a critical layer to slow the introduction and spread of COVID-19. This ...
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U.S. Embassy announces selected fellowship program “Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative” (YLAI) 2021

Eighteen young leaders from Brazil were selected out of over 2,300 applicants Brasilia, January 11, 2021: The U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Brazil are pleased to announce the names of the 18 Brazilians selected to participate in the 2021 “Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative of the Americas” (YLAI) Fellowship Program – a program sponsored ...
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Statement by Ambassador Todd Chapman on the Capitol Invasion

Published on January 7, 2021 on social media January 7, 2021 — Early this morning, the United States Congress certified the Electoral College results of the 2020 Presidential election in accordance with the U.S. Constitution and U.S. federal election law and confirmed the election of Joseph R. Biden as President of the United States and ...
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