Lagos - The United States Embassy in Nigeria will remain open despite the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus.
The Bureau of African Affairs stated that in addition, at this time, no Ebola-related travel restrictions had been issued by the State Department for Guinea, Nigeria, or Sierra Leone.
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"Our Embassies remain open and will continue business as usual in Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone," the Bureau stated.
"We remain deeply committed to supporting regional and international efforts to deliver health care as well as contain and control the transmission of the Ebola virus," it further stated.
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According to the Bureau of African Affairs, the US Government was monitoring the situation very closely and would update its response and travel recommendations as needed.
"The United States is working with the World Health Organization and other international partners to help West African governments respond to and contain the outbreak of the Ebola virus as quickly as possible."
- CAJ News