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Japan advises citizens to avoid non-urgent travel to US
Airline staff stands next to a flight schedule board at the Haneda International Airport in Tokyo, March 18, 2020. (File photo AP)

Japan’s foreign ministry said it had advised citizens to avoid non-essential and non-urgent travel to the United States because of the spreading coronavirus outbreak. Japan


In a message on its web site, the ministry cited a national emergency declared by US President Donald Trump earlier this month and the US travel restrictions to curb transmission of the virus as the reasons for the tighter warning. Japan


New York state, Illinois and Connecticut on Friday followed California is directing tens of millions of people to stay at home in the most sweeping US social-distancing measures yet imposed in the escalating campaign to curb transmission of the coronavirus. levant


source: Reuters levant