Ebola Information for Travelers

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I find more information about Ebola?

Please consult the CDC’s Ebola page.

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Where can I find information on preventing Ebola and vaccines?

U.S. citizens living in or traveling to a region where the Ebola virus may be present, should visit the CDC’s Preventing Ebola and Vaccine page for information on ways to protect yourself and prevent the spread of Ebola.

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What do I do if I am quarantined overseas because of Ebola?

The Department of State is unable to prevent local authorities from requiring the quarantine of a U.S. citizen suspected of contracting Ebola. In the event that you are quarantined, ask local authorities to notify the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate.

Last Updated: June 21, 2021