Trump’s European countries travel ban for 30 days, UK/Ireland exempt despite 29% infection increase in past day

President Trump announced a travel ban lasting for 30 days beginning 11:59pm Eastern, Friday March 13 of foreign nationals who have been in any European Schengen-zone country in the preceding 14 days before entry into the United States. For purposes of this proclamation, the Schengen Area comprises 26 European states: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark,…

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World’s largest travel conference canceled due to COVID-19

ITB Berlin, the world’s largest travel trade show, was canceled Friday evening due to the spread of novel coronavirus COVID-19 in Europe. The travel conference and trade show brings together industry people from around the world for tourism promotiom was scheduled to begin March 4, 2020. The travel show was expected to attract 160,000 visitors…

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