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The President of the United States Donald trump denied entry to foreigners who visited in the last two weeks Brazil, the outbreak of coronavirus. This was reported on the White house website.
According to the presidential decree, the ban on entry into the United States applies to both Brazilians and nationals of other States, who visited this South American country in this period. “The potential of undetected virus transmission by infected persons wishing to enter the United States from Brazil, threatens the security of our transportation system and infrastructure, and national security,” — said the American leader.
Trump assured that his decision is in the interests of the United States. At the same time, he noted that the free flow of trade between the U.S. and Brazil remains an economic priority for Washington. According to the head of the White house, he remains committed to promoting trade between countries.
On 23 may, the Director of the who programme on emergency health Michael Ryan said that South America has become the new epicentre of the pandemic coronavirus. The organization drew attention to the increasing number of infections in many South American countries, however, according to experts, the greatest concern is emerging in Brazil the situation.
In mid-March, the American leader was banned for 30 days entry into the United States due to the spread of the coronavirus in the continent. Limit spread including to US citizens visiting Schengen countries in the last two weeks. With the exception of the ban on entry was the United Kingdom.
As of may 25, in the world of 5.35 million more infected with the coronavirus, including more than 343 thousand died, more than 2.1 million cured. The most affected from infection of the country — USA, Brazil, Russia, UK and Spain.
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