North America

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Case Count

  • Total Confirmed: 9 [1] [2]
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Imported: 7
  • In-country origin/transmission: 2

Updated 24 Oct. 2014

Travel Restrictions

The U.S. does not currently have any official travel restrictions in effect for travel to or from countries in the outbreak zone.

  • Travel Advisories State Dept.
  • Suspended Outgoing Flights
  • Suspended Incoming Flights

Entry and Exit Control and Restrictions

  • Designated Entry Airports
  • Monitoring of Incoming travelers

There are currently no exit controls for travelers from the U.S. to the outbreak zone.


Sources for Official Information

  • Canada
    • Public Health Agency of Canada
  • U.S.
    • CDC
    • Homeland Security
    • State Dept.


  1. “Ebola Facts: Where Are the Most New Cases Being Reported?” Jeremy Ashkenas, et al. New York Times 22 Oct. 2014; Web. 23 Oct. 2014 http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2014/07/31/world/africa/ebola-virus-outbreak-qa.html#outside-africa
  2. "New York City Reports Positive Test for Ebola in Volunteer International Aid Work".CDC. Media Statement. 22 Oct. 2014. Web 23 Oct 2014 http://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2014/s1023-ebola-nyc.html