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A tram driver travels through Portugal's capital, Lisbon, on July 27. The U.S. government has issued new travel warnings for Portugal, Spain and other countries. (Armando Franca/AP)
Covid-19 global updates: U.S. warns against travel to Israel, Portugal and Spain as delta fuels outbreaks
The White House said it had no plans to lift broad restrictions on visitors from Britain, countries in Europe’s Schengen region and other nations.
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CDC to urge vaccinated people to resume wearing masks indoors in some circumstances as delta variant spreads
The recommendation will change guidance by the agency in May saying that vaccinated individuals did not have to wear masks indoors or out because of protection afforded by vaccines.
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Europeans increasingly frustrated as White House maintains Trump-era covid travel restrictions
Whereas vaccinated U.S. tourists have been allowed to return to much of Europe for weeks, most Europeans continue to be unable to travel to the United States.
and Quentin Ariès
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