RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on Monday, September 13, updated its risk rating for travel to Brazil. The country, which was classified as "very high risk" for U.S. residents who need to travel - the fourth and last stage - is now classified as "high risk," the third stage.
Under the former definition, authorities advised against traveling to Brazil. With Monday's change, the agency now recommends that only fully vaccinated people should travel. Nevertheless, non-essential travel to Brazil is not encouraged.
"Due to the current situation in Brazil, all travelers may be . . .