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North Korea reportedly closing borders to tourists due to Ebola fears
North Korea reportedly closing borders to tourists due to Ebola fears

North Korea has decided to close its borders to tourists due to concerns over the Ebola virus, a tour company said Thursday. The Beijing-based Koryo Tours said its partners had informed the company of the move. The duration of the closure was not known, Koryo said, but it expressed hope that tours planned for November and December will go ahead. “We are currently in discussions with our partners in Pyongyang and working hard to have this travel restriction on tourists lifted at the earliest opportunity,” Nicholas Bonner of Koryo Tours said by email. The website NK News reported three other companies that organize tours to North Korea had also received notifications about...

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