State Department canceled recommendation not to travel abroad due to COVID-19

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The State Department withdrew the recommendation, introduced in March, for US citizens not to travel abroad due to the coronavirus. This is stated in a message on the website of the federal department on August 6.

“The Department of State is returning to our previous system of travel advice for specific countries,” the report says.

Travelers were advised to study the situation with COVID-19 in other countries before planning a trip. “We continue to recommend that US citizens exercise caution when traveling overseas due to the unpredictable nature of the pandemic,” the statement said.

The recommendation for Americans not to leave the country has been in effect since March 19.

Earlier on August 6, US President Donald Trump
announced the emergence of a vaccine against coronavirus infection by November 3.

On August 4, the American company Novavax announced two successful studies of its own drug, which can later be used as a vaccine against coronavirus. It was noted that the vaccine was well tolerated and the participants had high levels of antibodies without dangerous side effects.

In the United States, according to the Worldometers portal, as of August 6, more than 5 million cases were recorded (of which 26,875 in the last day), 2,552,190 patients recovered, 162,102 people died during the entire pandemic period (501 people over the past day).

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