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Colombia to turn away visitors from Ebola-affected countries

Ebola virus.
Ebola virus. Image by NIAID / CC BY 2.0

People who have recently travelled to countries affected by the Ebola virus will not be granted visas to Colombia. Visa candidates who have visited Sierra Leone, Liberia, Nigeria and Guinea in the past four weeks will be refused entry and citizens of the countries exempted from visa requirements, as well as Colombians who have travelled to affected areas, must undergo specific procedures immediately upon entering the country. Read more: colombiareports.co