US lifts Ebola screening for travelers from Mali

January 5, 2015 9:46 PM

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announce that on January 6, Mali will no longer be on the list of Ebola-affected countries whose US-bound travelers are subject to enhanced visa and port-of-entry screening.

However, the federal agencies say travelers who entered the US from Mali before January 6 must continue active monitoring and report any potential symptoms of Ebola virus disease for up to 21 days from the date they left Mali.

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