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Worldwide Travel Alert

The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to screening procedures, travel restrictions, and reduced aviation transportation options in response to the outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease in Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone.  This Travel Alert will expire on February 27, 2015. Due to an outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the West African ...
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U.S. Government Airlifts More than 16 Tons of Medical Equipment to Liberia

On August 24, the U.S. Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development and the U.S. Ebola Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART), airlifted more than 16 tons of medical equipment and emergency supplies to Liberia for the Ebola response.  The shipment included 10,000 sets of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), two water treatment units and two ...
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The U.S. Government Announces $5 Million More to Help Liberia in its Anti-Ebola Fight

CDC Director Dr. Frieden and team meet with Dr. Lyndon G. Mabande, Medical Director at the Firestone Hospital, Dr. Benedict Wolo, a physician at the hospital, and President/General Manager of the Firestone Rubber Plantation, Ed Garcia Dr. Frieden addresses journalists at a press conference Wednesday at the Ministry of Information. Seated behind him are Information ...
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U.S. Medical Experts and Emergency Responders Arrive in Liberia

A high-level delegation of U.S. medical experts and emergency responders, led by Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Dr. Tom Frieden , is in Liberia to see firsthand the impact of the Ebola outbreak, to assess response activities, and to hear from government officials, international partners, and health care workers in West Africa to see ...
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