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Warning on returning from Ebola-affected countries

Warning on returning from Ebola-affected countries

In an Oct. 24 travel warning, the U.S. State Department explains that the Department of Homeland Security will now require travelers coming from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea will need to fly through New York's Kennedy; Newark, N.J.; Washington Dulles; Chicago O'Hare or Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson airports and undergo screening for Ebola.

Within that warning, the State Department also suggests travel insurance for those going to countries affected by Ebola. "The cost for a medical evacuation is very expensive," it notes. "We encourage U.S. citizens traveling to Ebola-affected countries to purchase travel insurance that includes medical evacuation for EVD [Ebola...