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Coronavirus

US suspends visa services worldwide for coronavirus

Unprecedented move will impact hundreds of thousands of people

A man has his fingerprints electronically taken for a visa application at the consular section of the U.S. Embassy in Lima, Peru.   © Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- The United States is suspending all routine visa services as of Wednesday in most countries worldwide due to the coronavirus outbreak, a spokeswoman for the State Department said, an unprecedented move that will potentially impact hundreds of thousands of people.

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