The Colombian government is undertaking preventive questioning of all travelers coming from the African nations affected by the Ebola epidemic, including Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea Conakry and Nigeria.

Officials at the Colombian Foreign Ministry told Efe that the measure, which affects anyone who has visited those countries in the past four weeks, is being implemented at the recommendation of the National Health Institute.

“Taking into account that citizens of 92 nationalities are exempt from needing a visa to come to Colombia, in those cases, in coordination with Colombian immigration authorities, protocols … are being applied at the time they arrive at the airport,” said the ministry in a communique.

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