I am an international student or have been living abroad, should I receive an approved vaccine for the country I am currently living in, or wait until arriving in the U.S. for the Fall 2021 semester?

At this time, we expect that any vaccines that receive the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Emergency Use listing will meet our requirements. We will closely monitor the CDC, Pa. Department of Health and consult our clinical advisory council on any updates to vaccination approvals. As of June 1, 2021, the WHO has listed Pfizer/BioNTech, Astrazeneca-SK, Bio, Serum Institute of India, Janssen (Johnson & Johnson), Moderna, Sinopharm, and Sinovac COVID-19 vaccines for emergency use.

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