Peace Corps pulls volunteers from Ebola-stricken areas

  • July 31, 2014

The Peace Corps is temporarily removing volunteers from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea because of the increasing spread of Ebola virus.

“The agency has been and will continue to closely monitor the outbreak of the virus in collaboration with leading experts from the CDC and the US Department of State,” Peace Corps officials said in a press release. “The Peace Corps has enjoyed long partnerships with the government and people of Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea and is committed to continuing volunteers’ work there. A determination on when volunteers can return will be made at a later date.”

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