Jaime Signoracci | March 21, 2020
A short while ago, the US Department of State announced that its Worldwide Global Health Advisory has been raised to Level 4, “Do Not Travel.” This message advises those who are abroad to return to the US as soon as possible by commercial means while still available and, if you cannot, to shelter in place until you are able to depart safely.
This advisory also means that the US Department of State may not be able to provide diplomatic services, including assistance with travel or other difficulties overseas. Other practical outcomes could include unpredictably disrupted transportation networks, access to local healthcare systems may be reduced, and day-to-day services like banking and grocery could be limited. Notre Dame’s ability to support or to assist in leaving the country could also be very limited.
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