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U.S. Ambassador Michael A. Raynor, Media Roundtable Monday, January 25, 2021

 Remarks as Prepared for Delivery Welcome to the U.S. Embassy, and thank you for joining us here today. I always appreciate the opportunity to speak with members of the press. Media freedoms – and professional, objective, and responsible journalists like you – are the backbone of every democracy. Your work illuminates the truth, helps citizens ...
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Health Alert: CDC Waiver of Pre-Flight Testing in Extremely Limited Circumstances

LOCATION:  Worldwide EVENT:  Waivers to the testing requirement may be granted by the CDC on an extremely limited basis when extraordinary emergency travel (like an emergency medical evacuation) must occur to preserve someone’s health and safety, and testing cannot be completed before travel.  There are no waivers available for individuals who test positive for COVID-19.  ...
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Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs

Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs (January 15, 2021)    Location: Worldwide – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director has signed an order requiring all airline passengers traveling to the United States, including U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs), to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 viral test or recovery from COVID-19.     Event:  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must ...
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Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs

Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs (January 15, 2021)    Location: Worldwide – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director has signed an order requiring all airline passengers traveling to the United States, including U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs), to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 viral test or recovery from COVID-19.     Event:  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must ...
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