Ebola Information for Travelers

On February 24, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Ebola Virus Disease in the following countries:

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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 the Travel Health Notices?

For a list of all active CDC Travel Health Notices, visit the CDC website.

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Where can I find more information about enhanced screening procedures upon arrival to the United States?

Travelers should consult the Center for Disease Control and Prevention website and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Federal Registry Notice for the most up-to-date information regarding enhanced screening procedures for all passengers entering the United States from, or who have traveled through, Ebola-affected countries at designated U.S. airports.

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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: May 4, 2021