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Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Update
LAST UPDATED: 12/3/2014 5:00 AM (Pacific Standard Time)
 
All UCEAP students in Accra are safe. There are no confirmed cases of Ebola Virus Disease in Ghana. UCEAP programs in Ghana will continue as scheduled.  The UCEAP Study Center Director is in regular communication with students and provides advice, education, and information. 
 
The 2014 Ebola epidemic is the largest in history, affecting multiple countries in West Africa. UCEAP does not operate programs in Ebola-affected countries and all student travel is strictly restricted. 
 
Currently, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Travel Warning Level 3: Defer nonessential travel to Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. No other African countries are included in this warning. CDC has issued a Travel Warning Level 2: Practice Enhanced Protections for Mali.
 

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Occupy Central protests, Hong Kong SAR
LAST UPDATED: 12/1/2014 8:00 AM (Pacific Standard Time)
 
​All UCEAP students are strongly encouraged to avoid ongoing protests in Hong Kong.
 
All UCEAP programs in Hong Kong will proceed as scheduled. UCEAP partners are continuously monitoring the situation and report that at the moment it is “business as usual”. The campus areas are peaceful and have not been affected.
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Jerusalem
LAST UPDATED: 11/19/2014 6:00 AM (Pacific Standard Time)
 
Hebrew University officials report that all UCEAP students are safe.  They are in regular contact with all students and with UCEAP.
 
The UCEAP academic program at Hebrew University will continue as scheduled.

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UCEAP in Mexico
LAST UPDATED: 10/10/2014 7:30 AM (Pacific Daylight Time)
 
UCEAP in Mexico is operating as scheduled.
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Guerrero State: 43 Mexican Students Disappeared
LAST UPDATED: 12/3/2014 6:30 AM (Pacific Standard Time)
 
​The UCEAP programs in Mexico proceed as scheduled.
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UCEAP in Egypt
LAST UPDATED: 1/27/2014 11:00 AM (Pacific Standard Time)
 
After a thorough assessment, UCEAP reached a difficult decision to suspend its 14-15 operations through AUC in Egypt.
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H7N9 Avian Influenza
LAST UPDATED: 1/8/2014 7:00 AM (Pacific Standard Time)
 
  • UCEAP programs are proceeding as scheduled.
  • Travelers are not considered to be at increased risk of infection unless direct and unprotected exposure to infected birds (including feathers, feces, and under-cooked meat and egg products) occurs.

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