Hot! Singapore Requires Visa for Citizens from Ebola Zones in New Rule

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Singapore announced that from Wednesday, Nov. 5 citizens from Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone will require a visa to enter the country, reports Channel NewsAsia.

Singapore joins Australia and Canada, becoming the third developed country to impose travel restrictions against the West African nations over fears of Ebola hitting their borders.

Lam Pin Min, the Minister of State for Health, said, “The move will allow for better oversight, and control of entry of nationals from these countries, and facilitate possible contact tracing.”

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Read more international news on the Ebola outbreak:
Australia Shuts Borders to Citizens from Ebola-Affected Countries
Canada Joins Australia, Bars Entry from Citizens of Ebola-Hit Countries

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