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US to end COVID-19 vaccination requirements on May 11 -White House

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FILE PHOTO: A health worker passes by the area where people get vaccine at University Hospital’s COVID-19 vaccine clinic at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in Newark, New Jersey, U.S., December 15, 2020. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz


The United States will end its coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination requirements for federal employees and contractors, and international air travellers on May 11, when the coronavirus public health emergency ends, the White House has disclosed.

“Additionally, HHS (Department of Health and Human Services) and DHS (Department of Homeland Security) announced today that they will start the process to end their vaccination requirements for Head Start educators, CMS-certified healthcare facilities, and certain noncitizens at the land border. In the coming days, further details related to ending these requirements will be provided,” the White House said on Monday, May 1.


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