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The United States is examining travelers from countries affected by the Ebola virus

 The United States will soon begin screening travelers from African countries with cases of Ebola, a deadly virus that often causes severe bleeding and organ failure, according to Fox News.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said it is closely monitoring the outbreak of the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Guinea, Africa, and airlines will collect passenger information and transfer it to the (CDC) to monitor the use of preventive health and intervention for all passengers who take flights to the United States.

The CDC added that all travelers who arrived from the Democratic Republic of the Congo or Guinea during the previous 21 days, their data is verified upon arrival to ensure completeness and accuracy of their contact information, and this information will be shared with US and local health departments to monitor arrivals appropriately to their areas. Judicial.

Earlier, a woman died in Butembo, a city in North Kivu Province, after being infected with the virus, her death came only months after the Democratic Republic of the Congo announced the end of the Ebola outbreak there, days after the woman died, another person died after being infected with Ebola.

Then, on February 14, the health authorities in Guinea announced an outbreak of the Ebola virus in the rural community of Goecke in the province of Nzirikor, the first time that cases of the virus had been confirmed there since 2016.

In response to these cases, the CDC said the United States will "put in place public health measures" for the limited number of travelers arriving in the United States from the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Guinea "out of extreme caution."

It is worth noting that the Ebola virus is highly contagious and can be transmitted through body fluids such as vomit, blood or semen. The virus can live in the semen of surviving males for more than three years, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, and health experts say that as the disease spreads, it is important to understand more about how it is infected and how the virus is transmitted. To humans from wild animals.

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