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COVID-19 Information

The information on this page was correct as of December 6, 2021 at 12:00 GMT. Effective December 6, all air passengers, regardless of vaccination or citizenship status, must show a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than 1 day before travel to the United States. All non-immigrant, non-U.S. citizen air travelers to the United States will be required to be fully vaccinated and to provide proof of vaccination status prior to boarding an airplane to the United ...
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Travel and Health Alert: U.S. Embassy London, United Kingdom

Travel and Health Alert: U.S. Embassy London, United Kingdom (November 29, 2021)   Location:  United Kingdom Event:  Travel and Health Alert On 28 November 2021, the United Kingdom updated its COVID-19 testing and quarantine rules for travel to England.  The new rules come into effect on Tuesday, 30 November at 4:00am. There are separate rules ...
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Request for Quotations (RFQ) for replacement of the fire alarm system at the U.S. Consulate Belfast.

The U.S. Mission to the UK intends to issue a Request for Quotations (RFQ) for replacement of the fire alarm system at the U.S. Consulate Belfast. Only companies specializing in the relevant field should request a solicitation package. It is now compulsory for all companies doing business with the U.S. Government valued at over $30,000 ...
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U.S. to expand vaccine production by 1 billion doses

The Biden-Harris administration is working to ramp up global COVID-19 vaccine manufacturing by 1 billion doses a year to share with the world. “We’re taking another major step to bolster vaccine manufacturing both for this pandemic and to prepare for any future threats,” White House COVID-19 Response Coordinator Jeffrey Zients said November 17. The administration ...
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U.S. Thanksgiving resembles festivals around the world

The holiday of Thanksgiving may seem uniquely American, but it echoes fall festivals that have been held throughout the world for centuries. Like its cousins Sukkot, Chuseok, Day of the Dead and others, Thanksgiving centers around giving thanks for the harvest, enjoying bountiful food and spending time with family and friends. Harvest festivals started in an agrarian era, when ...
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