Justice Department Warns Against Ebola Discrimination

December 15, 2014 10:12 PM

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WASHINGTON -- The Justice Department issued guidelines on Monday designed to help government workers avoid illegally discriminating against people because of the Ebola virus.

Citing "increased reports of discrimination in the United States against people who are or are perceived to be from an African country or of African descent," the department's Civil Rights Division sent out non-discrimination principles for federal, state and local government agencies.

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