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President-elect Joe Biden has pledged to reverse efforts by President Donald Trump in the final days of his presidency to lift a COVID-19 travel ban on passengers arriving from Europe and Brazil.
Trump on Monday signed an executive order effective from January 26 which lifted the restrictions imposed last year in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Under Trump’s plan the restrictions would be lifted on non-US nationals arriving from the UK, Ireland, most of the EU, and Brazil. The ban on travelers arriving from China and Iran would remain.
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