The United States removes Brazil from the list of non-recommended countries due to Covid-19

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its travel recommendation criteria and reclassified 89 countries

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in we (CDC) updated and removed Brazil, on Monday, 18th, from the list of countries classified as not recommended for travel due to the coronavirus pandemic. COVID-19. In total, 89 countries – including United kingdomAnd FranceAnd JapanAnd Russia and Brazil – go to level 3 of the categories, described as high risk. In this new phase, the only recommendation that people who wish to enter US soil must follow is to be vaccinated against Covid. With this update, the list of unrecommended countries is empty. The US classification has two other categories: Level 2: Moderate Risk and Level 1: Low Risk. Despite the change, the CDC still recommends that Americans avoid traveling to Brazil even if they have been vaccinated.

The monitoring center explained, in a statement, that Category 4, where Brazil was, will be used only with countries where there is a rapid escalation in daily cases of the disease, the emergence of a new variable or a breakdown in the local health system. In the past, all countries with more than 500 daily cases per 100,000 population were rated as non-recommended. “We believe the updated framework will help Americans make more informed decisions about the safety of international travel,” she added. In the number of infections.In recent weeks, out of the 50 US states, 27 have recorded an exacerbation of infections.

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