✉ We’re planning to travel to the US next month and have had two doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine Vaxzevria from the batch that was queried in the summer. Is AstraZeneca approved for entry to the US? I’ve found conflicting information.
Kerry Stephens, via email
Don’t worry, you will be able to enter the US. AstraZeneca’s vaccine has still not been approved for use in America by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), despite several attempts by the company, but wherever it was manufactured, it will get the thumbs-up from border officials because the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said last month that it would accept any vaccine authorised for use by US regulators or the World Health Organisation. I’d recommend you carry