After four months, North Korea’s Ebola quarantine comes to an end

March 3, 2015 6:31 AM

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After four months, North Korea’s Ebola quarantine comes to an end

TOKYO — North Korea has lifted its four-month-long Ebola quarantine, bringing an end to a period of isolation that was notable even by the Hermit Kingdom’s standards.

Embassies and international aid agencies in Pyongyang received a "note verbale" from North Korea's State Emergency Anti-Epidemic Committee informing them that the quarantine was now over for all visitors except for those arriving from a handful of west African countries. Tour operators have also bee...

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