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Go or No Go? US Updates Travel Advisories Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

An Iranian woman wears a protective masks to prevent contracting coronavirus, as she sits in the bus in Tehran, Iran February…

As the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues to spread across the globe and countries are reporting new confirmed cases, the United States is closely monitoring and updating travel advisories.

The State Department says when it comes to issuing a travel alert for Americans traveling abroad, it takes into account health risks, including current disease outbreaks or a crisis that disrupts a country’s medical infrastructure, as well as the issuance of a travel notice by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

There are four travel advisory levels: Level 4—do not travel; Level 3—reconsider travel; Level 2—exercise increased caution; and read more >>>

Source:: VOANews.Com