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US Ups Travel Restrictions as Trump Says More Cases ‘Likely’

The U.S. is banning travel to Iran in response to the outbreak of the new coronavirus and elevating travel warnings to regions of Italy and South Korea.

Vice President Mike Pence announced the new restrictions and warnings as President Donald Trump said 22 people in the U.S. have been stricken by the new coronavirus and that additional cases are “likely.”

“We want to lower the amount of travel to and from the most impacted areas”said Alex Azar, the secretary of health and human Services. “This is a basic containment strategy.”

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Source:: VOANews.Com