Rwanda Cancels Ebola Screenings for U.S. and Spain

By The Associated Press


Rwanda’s minister of health is reversing a decision she made to require visitors who had been in the U.S. or Spain during the previous 22 days to report their medical condition to Rwandan authorities daily in case they showed Ebola symptoms.

Dr. Agnes Binagwaho said on Twitter late Wednesday that the decision to screen travelers from the U.S. and Spain was solely her decision and not the government’s. She apologized for any inconvenience.

The MOH #Rwanda is removing special screening of travelers from US &Spain. apologies for any inconveniences caused by my decision…

— Agnes Binagwaho (@agnesbinagwaho) …

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