U.S. to tighten COVID-19 testing rules for international travelers

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The administration of President Joe Biden said Thursday it will strengthen coronavirus testing rules for those entering the United States amid concerns over the new Omicron variant, requiring international travelers to return a negative result within one day of their scheduled departure. The new safety protocol, which will be put in place starting early next week, is part of a series of actions the administration has planned to allow the nation to navigate the ongoing pandemic without the need to shut down schools and businesses. Currently, non-U.S. citizens and those without residency rights ...

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