Jamaica bans travelers from Ebola-affected countries

By REUTERS
October 17, 2014 01:27

Jamaica imposed an immediate travel ban on people who have traveled through the Ebola-affected countries of Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone, the government announced on Thursday.

The ministry of national security said in a statement that the ban covered "certain persons traveling directly or indirectly, from or through" those West African countries, where nearly 4,500 people have died of the disease.


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