It additionally follows two earlier outbreaks of Ebola in Africa that started in 2014 and 2018, ensuing within the deaths of 1000’s.
Comparable journey precautions had been utilized in the course of the 2014 outbreak. Passengers arriving at designated airports to the US from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone — the hardest-hit nations in the course of the outbreak — had their temperature taken and had been requested questions on whether or not they had been uncovered to anybody with Ebola.
The CDC famous that this 12 months’s outbreaks are in distant areas and the chance to the US is extraordinarily low whereas additionally stating that the journey restrictions are being carried out out of an abundance of warning.
As of Thursday, the World Well being Group stated there have been 9 Ebola instances and 5 deaths reported in Guinea, and eight instances and 4 deaths reported within the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Guinea declared an Ebola outbreak in one in all its areas earlier this month, days after the Democratic Republic of Congo declared its twelfth outbreak in its historical past.