Sen. Feinstein Introduces Bill to Require Vaccine Proof or Tests for Domestic Air TravelEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) on Thursday introduced a bill that would require travelers to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination, a negative test for the CCP virus, or full recovery from the virus before embarking on domestic air travel. In a statement explaining why, Feinstein argued that her “U.S. Air Travel Public Safety Act” would ward off a potential COVID-19 surge during the holiday travel season. Studies have shown that vaccines do not necessarily prevent transmission of the virus amid “breakthrough” cases being reported, although Federal health officials have said that vaccines protect against severe disease and hospitalization. “Ensuring that air travelers protect themselves and their destination communities from this disease is critical to prevent the next surge, particularly if we confront new, more virulent variants of COVID-19,” the longtime California senator wrote in her statement. “This bill complements similar travel requirements already in place for all air passengers–including Americans–who fly to …Read More

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