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FCO updates travel advice after Ebola reports from Macedonia

The Old City of Skopje, Macedonia.

The Old City of Skopje, Macedonia. Image by Andrzej Wójtowicz / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has updated their travel advice for Macedonia following reports that a person with Ebola-like symptoms died in the capital Skopje on 9 October. According to the country’s health authorities, tests are being conducting to establish the cause of death, but Ebola is considered unlikely. The Macedonian government has confirmed it’s implementing World Health Organisation protocols on high-risk diseases. Read more: gov.uk