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Fear Spreads and Borders Close

Christine Mai-Duc | LA TIMES   in 
August 23, 2014

Concerns over Ebola are prompting a growing number of African countries to tamp down on travel, a move the World Health Organization says could worsen the outbreak.

South Africa announced Thursday that all noncitizens traveling there from three of the virus- stricken countries will be turned away, and that South African citizens arriving from the โ€œhigh-riskโ€ countries of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone will be subject to strict screening, including temperature checks.


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