President of Sierra Leone Ernest Bai Koroma declared health emergencies in connection with the threat of the deadly Ebola virus.
Almost all countries in the region have introduced specific measures to combat the spread of the Ebola virus.
Ethiopia from today will check all people without exception, coming from West Africa. In neighboring Kenya will also tighten controls on entry. In Liberia, all schools in the country are closed for 30 days.
For half a year in West Africa Ebola killed more than 670 people.