Travel From The U.K. Shut Down As Nations Assess Threat Of New Coronavirus Strain

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Passengers wearing face masks wait next to the Eurostar Terminal at Gare du Nord train station in Paris on Monday. France is banning all travel from the U.K. for 48 hours in an attempt to make sure that a new strain of the coronavirus in Britain doesn

Several European nations, including Belgium, Bulgaria, France, Germany and Italy announced travel restrictions from the U.K. where officials say a new variant of the coronavirus is rapidly spreading.

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