US relaxes Ebola screening for travelers from Liberia: 5 quick facts

The United States government is relaxing its enhanced Ebola entry screening and monitoring program for travelers from Liberia.

Here are five quick facts:

1. The World Health Organization declared the end of the Ebola outbreak in Liberia on May 9.

2. There are currently no known cases of Ebola in Liberia, and the risk of Ebola for travelers returning from Liberia is now considered low.

3. Travelers from Liberia will no longer need to be actively monitored by or be in daily contact with their health departments.

4. However, certain measures will still be followed, including taking travelers' temperatures and asking them questions about travel history and possible exposures to Ebola.

5. Entry screening and monitoring will not change for travelers entering the United States from Guinea or Sierra Leone.

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