Montego Bay Visitor Cleared of Ebola After Liberia Trip

The American man who arrived in Jamaica yesterday after traveling to Liberia has reportedly showed no symptoms of Ebola and has departed the island.


Liberia is one of the worst-hit countries in the recent Ebola outbreak.

The man and his wife arrived at the Sangster International Airport yesterday.

“The couple is well and neither of them displayed any symptoms of Ebola virus disease and as such there was no risk involved. They were monitored by senior public health officials during their quarantine in Jamaica. The incubation period for Ebola is two to 21 days and during incubation persons cannot transmit the virus,”

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