On the one hand, Biden is also going to tighten testing rules for US citizens who do not take the vaccine, while questions are being raised about the vaccination policy for foreigners in Britain.
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Rules for Foreigners Traveling to the US
White House COVID-19 coordinator Jeff Gents said on Monday that all foreign travelers traveling to the US must show proof of vaccination as well as a COVID-19 negative test report before boarding, within three days of the flight. Will be
Biden will also tighten testing rules for non-vaccinated US citizens who must be tested one day before their return to the US and upon arrival in the country. Gents said that passengers who have taken both doses of the vaccine will not need to be quarantined.
Britain is under pressure to review vaccination rules
At the same time, there is increasing pressure on the UK government to review the rules set for its Kovid-19 vaccine for travelers coming from India. According to the rule coming into force from next month, Indian vaccines have not been recognized in the list released regarding vaccines of different countries.
There are three different lists of red, amber and green to travel to the UK. According to the danger, different countries have been kept in different lists. From October 4, all the lists will be merged and only the red list will remain. Travelers from countries on the Red List will face restrictions on travel to the UK. India is currently on the Amber List.
If the amber list runs out, then only a few passengers will be exempted from the PCR test. India is not included in the countries whose Kovid-19 vaccines will be approved in the UK. That is, Indians who have got the Kovidshield vaccine in the country, they will have to undergo a PCR test and will have to live in isolation at the fixed addresses.
Sanam Arora, president of the National Indian Students and Alumni Union (AISAU) in the UK, said Indian students were upset that they felt it was a discriminatory move as they were treated differently than their counterparts in the US and EU. being done.
The matter was raised by Indian High Commissioner to the UK Gayatri Issar Kumar during the inaugural session of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) annual summit last week.