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Last updated:   [07/13/21] ***  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel.  Alternatively, travelers to the United States may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 in the 90 days preceding ...
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U.S. Embassy Announces Arrival of COVID Vaccine

LUSAKA–The U.S. Embassy in Lusaka, Zambia is pleased to announce the arrival of 151,200 doses of the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine donated by the United States Government as part of its global efforts to fight the coronavirus. The vaccines were made available through the African Union COVID-19 Vaccines Global Access (COVAX) facility and are ...
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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Lusaka, Zambia

Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Lusaka, Zambia – 16 July 2021 Location: Zambia, countrywide Event: General Elections, August 12, 2021. Zambia will hold general elections on August 12, allowing the electorate to cast votes for the President and National Assembly members.  While we are not anticipating large scale violence or unrest, the Department of ...
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President Biden Expresses Condolences on Passing of Former President Kaunda

THE WHITE HOUSE WASHINGTON June 24, 2021   His Excellency Edgar Lungu President of the Republic of Zambia Lusaka Dear Mr. President: On behalf of the people of the United States, I offer my sincere condolences to the entire Kaunda family, as well as the people of Zambia, on the passing of former President Kenneth ...
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Zambia – Level 4: Do Not Travel … Do not travel to Zambia due to COVID-19.

Zambia – Level 4: Do Not Travel Do not travel to Zambia due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page  before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a   Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Zambia due to COVID-19, indicating a very high level of COVID-19 in the country. Your risk of contracting COVID-19 and developing severe symptoms may be lower ...
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