The U.S. warned Americans Thursday against travel to South Korea amid the ongoing new coronavirus outbreak in that country, telling its nationals to reconsider travel plans because of the growing number of cases.  

The department raised its travel warning to level three, saying “If suspected to have COVID-19 (coronavirus) in South Korea, you may face travel delays, quarantine, and extremely expensive medical costs.”

Those who do travel to South Korea should discuss their trip with their health care provider and older travelers may be at increased risk of contracting “more severe disease,” the department warned.

The agency previously raised

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