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U.S. warns Americans to reconsider travel to Italy due to coronavirus

WASHINGTON, Feb 28 (Reuters) - Americans should reconsider travel to Italy due to a coronavirus outbreak there, the U.S. State Department said on Friday.

"Many cases of COVID-19 have been associated with travel to or from mainland China or close contact with a travel-related case, but sustained community spread has been reported in Italy," the department said. (Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)