Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (June 1, 2018)

Location:  All points of entry country-wide

Event:  Following a reported outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease in a remote northwestern province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Ethiopian authorities are routinely screening all international travelers at all 34 points of entry into Ethiopia, including Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa by thermal scanning and interviews. Health authorities will monitor all travelers with recent travel to DRC for 21 days. The World Health Organization has reported 36 confirmed cases of Ebola virus disease in the DRC, including 25 deaths.  Ebola is one of the causes of viral hemorrhagic fever.

Actions to Take: 


U.S. Embassy Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


+251-111-306-911 or 011-130-6000 (after hours)

State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Ethiopia Country Information

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