US tightens travel testing rules as Omicron variant spreads

International passengers heading to the US will have to be tested for COVID-19 within one day of travel regardless of their vaccination status, as the Omicron variant spreads around the world.

The tightening of coronavirusrules by the White House comes after America reported its first known case of community transmission of the highly contagious new strain.

Mark Gibson

Graduates in Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 1990. Move to Los Angeles California in 2004. Specialized in Internet journalism.

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