The U.S. is finally ending the COVID-19 testing requirement for travelers entering the country.

CNN is reporting that the decision could come from the White House later today.

The CDC is lifting the restriction that the travel industry had lobbied against for months after determining it was no longer necessary “based on the science and data,” the official said. The CDC will reassess its decision in 90 days and if officials decide they need to reinstate it…

The requirement might’ve made sense in early 2021, but it has long outlived its usefulness. At this stage, it only serves to stifle travel and add friction to any traveler’s itinerary.

What do you think? Does this make you more or less likely to travel abroad this summer?



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