EU to propose new travel restrictions on US travelers

The European Union on Monday is expected to formally recommend stopping nonessential travel from the US because of the surge in COVID-19 infections.

The 27-nation bloc had in May recommended its member states lift restrictions on such trips, allowing American tourists to visit during the key summer season.

But it is expected on Monday to announce that the US will again be removed from a “safe list” of countries whose residents can travel for nonessential reasons by showing proof of vaccination or a negative test.

Now, visitors will likely need to prove that their travel is essential and will also

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