ROME. From early November, the US will reopen the borders with Canada and Mexico to vaccinated travelers, arriving both by land and by plane .. The border was closed for non-essential travel in March 2020 with the outbreak of the Covid epidemic. Meanwhile, The Boeing Co. has announced to employees that if they are not vaccinated against Covid-19 they could be fired. The deadline for the workers of the aerospace giant is 8 December. “Compliance with these requirements is a condition for employment,” says the company, adding that “employees who are unable to meet these requirements may be exempt from the company.” Employees can apply for exemptions “due to a disability or religious belief.” Any employee who is granted this exemption will have to “undergo frequent tests for Covid-19” and be ready to “submit a negative test result upon request.” This measure will apply to approximately 125,000 employees in the United States.
The White House has announced an imminent relaxation of restrictions imposed due to the coronavirus pandemic on land borders with Canada and Mexico for foreign travelers. From the beginning of November, people who make non-essential travel and who provide proof of coronavirus vaccination will be able to enter the United States for tourism or family visits, according to US administration officials in the last few hours. . From January all travelers who cross the land border, even those who travel for reasons deemed essential, must be vaccinated.