Ivory Coast bans flights from Ebola-affected countries




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ebolaThe Ivory Coast announced Monday that it has banned all flights from countries hit by Ebola as part steps the deadly virus from reaching the West African nation.
The government said a statement that it has forbidden all “carriers from transporting ” from these countries.
It has also decided “on the suspension until further notice” flights by its airline, Air Cote d’Ivoire, and from these locations.
The government did name the countries but nearly 1,000 people have died from Ebola Liberia, Sierre Leone, Guinea and Nigeria, which are all West Africa.
The government said it has also decided increase preventive measures at Abidjan airport where “all on arrival will have to have their temperatures taken with an infrared thermometer.”
Ebola causes flu-like symptoms including fever. the worst , it causes unstoppable bleeding.[eap_ad_2]
It spreads among humans via bodily fluids including sweat, so can be spread by simply touching an infected person. With vaccine, believed to have caught the virus have to be isolated to stop further contagion.
case Ebola has surfaced in the Ivory Coast which began implementing measures to the spread the in March.
British Airways said August 5 that it has suspended flights to Liberia and Leone following concerns about the spread of Ebola.
Dubai’ Emirates Airline said earlier this month it was suspending flights to Guinea.
Pan-African airline Aruj and ASKY suspended all flights to and from the capitals of Liberia and Leone following the death of a Liberian passenger at the end of July in the Nigerian city of .
Chad on suspended all flights from Nigeria.
Officials said Sunday that Nigeria had stopped the Gambian carrier, Gambia Bird Airlines, from flying into the country, alleging “unsatisfactory” measures by the airline to contain the spread of Ebola.[eap_ad_3]