CDC issues new travel guidelines for several countries

The CDC has issued new international travel guidance for more than 120 countries.

The guidance gives recommendation to both vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers.

The update moved 33 countries into the lowest risk category and the change is to help tell the difference between which countries have severe outbreaks and which ones have the virus controlled.




The levels are broken into four sections:

Level 4 is to avoid travel to countries in this category altogether.

Level 3 is the recommendation against trips to countries in this category that are non-essential.

Level 2 suggests that unvaccinated people who are at risk of severe illness should avoid visiting countries in this category.

Level one is a low-risk destination to countries in this category.

The CDC urges even at level one to get vaccinated before traveling anywhere.

The guidelines and information on the different countries can be found here.

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