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President Biden Reinstates COVID-19 Travel Rules

The order will restrict non-U.S. travelers from Brazil, Ireland, South Africa, the U.K. and 26 other European countries from coming into the U.S.

President Biden Reinstates COVID-19 Travel Rules
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President Biden will reinstate travel restrictions today. He's reversing an order former President Trump made in his final days in the White House.

The order will restrict non-U.S. travelers from Brazil, Ireland, the U.K. and 26 other European countries from coming into the U.S. South Africa will be a new addition to this list.

The South African COVID-19 variant has not shown up in the U.S.