WHO Asks Canada, Australia To Justify Ebola Travel Restrictions

News outlets report on the WHO’s request for Canada and Australia to justify their decisions to restrict travel from Ebola-hit West African countries.

Agence France-Presse: Canada, Australia must explain visa block on Ebola nations
“The World Health Organization said Wednesday it had asked Canada and Australia to justify their decisions last week to suspend migration from Ebola-hit West African countries…” (11/5).

CIDRAP: WHO asks Canada to justify Ebola-related travel restrictions
“The World Health Organization (WHO) is demanding that Canada justify its recent decision to restrict travel from the West African countries hit hard by Ebola, the Canadian Press reported today…” (Schnirring/Roos, 11/4).

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