WHO Advises Against Ebola Travel Ban

October 23, 2014 6:09 PM

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The emergency Ebola committee of the World Health Organization has again come out against bans on travel and trade with the countries where the virus is wreaking the greatest havoc. The committee of experts says this will not stop the spread of Ebola.

The Emergency Committee declared Ebola a "public health emergency of international concern" when it held its first session in August. Since then, the epidemic has worsened significantly in Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia and has spread to Nigeria, Senegal, the United States and Spain.

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