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Coronavirus: Trump suspends travel from Europe to the U.S.

Many travelers have raced to re-book flights. Image: REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Alexandra Alper

White House Business Correspondent, Reuters

Andrea Shalal

Senior Correspondent, Reuters

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Trump says the restrictions will come into effect at midnight, on Friday 13th March. Image: REUTERS
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Airline carriers are being hit hard by the coronavirus outbreak. Image: REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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Life Care Center of Kirkland, is the nursing home at the epicenter of one of the biggest coronavirus outbreaks in the U.S. Image: REUTERS/Jason Redmond
A marque announcing a postponed Patti Smith show is pictured at the Paramount Theater after Washington Governor Jay Inslee issued an order to cancel or postpone gatherings of 250 or more in Seattle, Washington Coronavirus china virus health healthcare who world health organization disease deaths pandemic epidemic worries concerns Health virus contagious contagion viruses diseases disease lab laboratory doctor health dr nurse medical medicine drugs vaccines vaccinations inoculations technology testing test medicinal biotechnology biotech biology chemistry physics microscope research influenza flu cold common cold bug risk symptomes respiratory china iran italy europe asia america south america north washing hands wash hands coughs sneezes spread spreading precaution precautions health warning covid 19 cov SARS 2019ncov wuhan sarscow wuhanpneumonia  pneumonia outbreak patients unhealthy fatality mortality elderly old elder age serious death deathly deadly
San Franscico has banned non-essential social events of 1,000+ people. Image: REUTERS/Jason Redmond
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Tom Hanks, and wife Rita Wilson, are confirmed to have the virus. Image: REUTERS/Monica Almeida
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