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More travel restrictions are currently not needed -Biden

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People check in at Alaska Airlines ticketing kiosks at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport before the Thanksgiving holiday in Seattle, Washington, U.S. November 24, 2021. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson/File Photo

WASHINGTON, Dec 3 (Reuters) - U.S. President Joe Biden said on Friday he will continue to rely on scientists to assess whether a change in travel restrictions is necessary, adding that right now no change is recommended.

His remarks come amid heightened fears about the spread of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus.

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