Joe Biden lifts European travel ban

At Miami Airport (Florida), August 2, 2021. The United States lifts the travel ban imposed on Europeans from early November.

For more than a year and a half, the United States was inaccessible to Europeans and like a golden prison to foreigners. Of course, holders of green cards, permanent residence permit and students can come and go freely.

Some of the beneficiaries are lucky enough to receive a National Interest Exemption (NIE) – their job created US jobs – and may take the risk of returning to Europe. Others unfortunately had a serious family event and were allowed to run to the dying relative’s bed. With greater determination, they decided to spend two weeks telecommunications-tourism-isolation in Mexico before returning to the United States without hindrance.

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But for others, the United States has closed its doors since the outbreak of the Govt-19 epidemic. In a country that has been turned into a castle, family and friendships are not possible and they do not dare to leave for fear that it will not return.

It will be over soon. On Monday, September 20, the White House announced that Europeans could travel freely to the United States from early November., If you have been fully vaccinated and have had a negative test within three days of boarding, wear the mask and have been admitted by the airlines to find out. This applies to all travelers from countries with a “travel ban” or travel ban (South Africa, India, Iran, China, Brazil, United Kingdom, Ireland, Schengen zone).

Prohibition of no medical significance

On February 2, 2020, the ban was first imposed against the Chinese, which contained the epidemic Against the Europeans in early March 2020, Govt-19 hit the old continent. In January 2021, at the end of his decree, Donald Trump raised it for Europeans, while there were many effective vaccines in the West, but Joe Biden, who based most of his campaign on the severity of the epidemic, recovered immediatelyTightening the conditions for issuing NIEs.

For months, this targeted ban had little clinical significance: more vaccinated than Americans, Europeans were a significant vector of infection; Other countries are experiencing a more serious Govt-19 crisis, but not the slightest U.S. retaliation; The strategy of closing the borders is absurd as eradicating the virus seems out of reach.

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