Ebola: nations' neighbors enact preventions amid worry

NGA Ebola Infection ControlDAKAR, Senegal – Everywhere in this capital city, signs are on display exhorting people to wash their hands with soap. In Ivory Coast, the government has asked residents to stop their customary three-kiss hello. In Mali, travelers entering the country have their temperatures taken. In Guinea-Bissau, the Red Cross broadcasts a weekly radio program on how to prevent the spread of the deadly virus.

Because all four nations border the three West African countries hit by the worst Ebola epidemic in history, each is taking extraordinary measures to prevent its spread within its territory.

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