US Lifts Alert Advising Americans to Avoid All Travel Abroad

By Kyodo News 7 August 2020

WASHINGTON—The US government on Thursday lifted its alert advising Americans to avoid all international travel due to the coronavirus pandemic, saying the current situation does not warrant such an across-the-board advisory.

Upon withdrawing the “Do Not Travel” global health advisory that has been in place since March 19, the State Department said it is returning to the previous system of country-specific travel advice in order to give “travelers detailed and actionable information to make informed travel decisions.”

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