Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Rangoon, Burma

31 January 2020

Location: Myanmar

Event: The Department of State updated the travel advisory for China to Level 4: Do Not Travel.  On January 30, the World Health Organization has determined the rapidly spreading outbreak constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. Travelers should be prepared for travel restrictions to be put into effect with little or no advance notice.  Commercial carriers have reduced or suspended routes to and from China.

For more information visit the CDC page on Novel Coronavirus in China and the CDC Travelers Health Page for travelers to Myanmar.

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