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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)
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.
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.
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.
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