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Jamaica bans travelers from West African nations over Ebola crisis
Jamaica bans travelers from West African nations over Ebola crisis

Jamaica has issued a travel ban against travelers from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone because of the Ebola crisis, a government news service announced Thursday. It joins the island of St. Lucia, Guyana and Haiti in barring people from the three West African countries from entering the Caribbean nations. Jamaica has been tweeting details about its policy, which includes denying entry to residents of the affected nations and anyone who has traveled there in the last 28 days. Additionally, Jamaican citizens and residents returning from the West African countries will be quarantined. "The #travelban is a temporary measure necessary for the protection of human and animal health from...

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