South Korea on Tuesday lifted a special travel advisory for Nigeria’s Ebola-hit capital Lagos, officials said.
On Aug. 8, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a special travel advisory on the West African capital city, advising S. Korean citizens to leave the region and cancel non-essential trips there.
“The special travel advisory on Lagos of Nigeria was withdrawn after taking into consideration the World Health Organization’s (WHO) report that no more Ebola cases were reported,” said an official.
The WHO earlier declared the Ebola epidemic ravaging West Africa an international health emergency requiring coordinated global action.
The Seoul government has since issued special travel warnings for Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia.
“The government does not rule out the possibility of the recurrence of the epidemic in Lagos, since the city is very close to the three other nations of Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia,” the official said.
Source: Busan eFM News
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