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U.S. embassies in West Africa to stay open despite Ebola warning
U.S. embassies in West Africa to stay open despite Ebola warning

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta on Thursday warned Americans to avoid nonessential travel to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone because of the deadly Ebola outbreak ravaging the West African nations. But American embassies in those countries will remain open for now. "We do not have any plans at this time to reduce embassy staff at any of these areas. We will continue to monitor the situation," State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf said Thursday during a daily press briefing. The Peace Corps on Wednesday removed more than 300 volunteers from the countries as the outbreak spread. Harf also said the U.S. was working on providing assistance to help bring infected...

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