(WASHINGTON EXAMINER) -- American citizens should “reconsider travel abroad” in light of the coronavirus pandemic, U.S. officials urged as President Trump escalated his administration’s response to the outbreak.
“Many areas throughout the world are now experiencing COVID-19 outbreaks and taking action that may limit traveler mobility, including quarantines and border restrictions,” the State Department, referring to the disease caused by the novel virus strain, said in a Wednesday evening bulletin. “Even countries, jurisdictions, or areas where cases have not been reported may restrict travel without notice.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s team released the global travel warning at the end of a day punctuated by dramatic announcements from Western leaders about the worsening outbreak. After European officials acknowledged their struggles to contain the outbreak, Trump announced a ban on travel from the European Union.
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