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Senegal tightens travel restrictions over Ebola fears

Aug 22, 2014    

Dakar Senegal has decided to tighten restrictions on travelling from Ebola-hit West African countries, as the newly appointed UN coordinator on the epidemic began his visit to countries affected by the deadly disease.In a statement released on late Thursday night, Senegal's interior ministry said the country has once again closed the land border with neighbouring Guinea, where hundreds of deaths from Ebola virus disease have been recorded, Xinhua reported.Senegal sealed its border with Guinea in March following a major Ebola outbreak before it re-opened it in May.The interior ministry said the...

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