And the coordinator of the epidemic control operation in the White House, Jeff Zents, explained that travelers from abroad must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, and they must undergo a Covid detection examination and put a muzzle, and a system will be established to track them.
The easing of travel restrictions imposed by former President Donald Trump 18 months ago, is a major shift by the administration of President Joe Biden, and comes in response to European demands at a time when their diplomatic relations with Washington are strained.
global vaccination plan
On the other hand, Guterres, at the beginning of an international meeting on achieving the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, called on the countries of the world to mobilize behind a global vaccination plan that would double the production of vaccines against Corona, and result in vaccinating about 70% of the world’s population by the middle of next year.
The UN Secretary-General has warned that the world’s response to the epidemic has been extremely slow and uneven.
We also need to embark on the work of sustainable and equitable economic recovery for all (post-pandemic), to stay on track to eradicate poverty by 2030, he added.
The annual high-level meetings of the 76th session of its General Assembly will be launched at the United Nations Headquarters in New York tomorrow, Tuesday, with the attendance of more than 110 heads of state and government of Member States (193 countries).
The issues of climate change, the Corona epidemic and the situation in Afghanistan are high on the agenda of the meetings.