Screening for international passengers have now come to an end at airports in the United States, Per Second News gathered. The rule change was put into place at the request of the White House, according to aviation officials.
As of this week, international travelers flying to the U.S. are no longer subject to enhanced COVID-19 screenings upon arrival. Additionally, international flights are no longer being rerouted to a select 15 American airports. While the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says these relaxed measures are safe based on current understanding of COVID-19 transmission.