The State Department will announce a level 4 travel advisory for all international travel citing the coronavirus pandemic . That is its most severe warning.

Americans would be instructed not to travel abroad.

U.S. citizens will be instructed to repatriate to the U.S. If they don’t return,  they need to prepare to shelter in place.

Mike Pompeo has approved it. Two State Dept officials have confirmed the pending advisory.

Members of Congress are working on how to get Americans home.

It was less than one week ago, the State Department raised the global travel advisory to level 3 : Reconsider travel.