U.S warns against travel to W. Africa due to Ebola

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning against travel to West Africa unless absolutely necessary.

Thursday, the CDC raises its travel health alert to Level 3, its highest level.

Tom Frieden, CDC Director, said he will 50 more personnel over the next 30 days to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

Since March, there have been 1,201 cases of Ebola reported and 672 deaths, according to the World Health Organization.

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