Canada Restricts Visas Amid Ebola Scare

Doctors and staff participate in a preparedness exercise on diagnosing and treating patients with Ebola virus symptoms, at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles. The exercise was observed by Los Angeles County health department officials. (AP Photo/UCLA Health System, Reed Hutchinson)
In this file photo, doctors and staff participate in a preparedness exercise on diagnosing and treating patients with Ebola virus symptoms. (AP Photo/UCLA Health System, Reed Hutchinson)

TORONTO— Canada has joined Australia in suspending entry visas for people from Ebola-stricken countries in West Africa in an attempt to keep the deadly disease...

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