US to Require Quarantine for All International Air Travelers


From The Epoch Times:

President Joe Biden on Jan. 21 issued an executive order that would require international air travelers to quarantine upon arrival to the United States.

“To the extent feasible,” the president’s order states, air travelers seeking to enter the United States from a foreign country must comply with applicable guidelines from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) concerning international travel “including recommended periods of self-quarantine” or self-isolation upon arrival.

It doesn’t elaborate on how the latest requirements will be enforced, but directs the secretary of Homeland Security to “promptly” develop a plan for a self-quarantine requirement.

The executive order, which is set to go into effect on Jan. 26, also states that people traveling to the United States should test negative before departure.

Anyone traveling to the country by plane “will need to test before they get onto that plane before they depart and quarantine when they arrive in America,” Biden told reporters at a press conference.

The order also directs U.S. agencies to hold talks with Canada and Mexico “regarding public health protocols for land ports of entry” including implementing CDC guidelines. Nearly all non-essential travel at U.S. land borders with Canada and Mexico is suspended through Feb. 21.

The CDC recommends a quarantine of at least seven days for people arriving in the United States from nearly all countries. Travelers who do not get tested for COVID-19, the disease caused by the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus upon arrival, are recommended to remain at home for

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