PARIS Aug 27 The French government on Wednesday
recommended its nationals avoid Sierra Leone and Liberia due to
the risk associated with the Ebola virus and asked Air
France-KLM to suspend flights to the Sierra Leone
The government said its decision was aimed at those people
whos presence was not absolutely necessary, and was driven by
"developments in the epidemic and the state of the health
systems" in those two West African countries.
It said flights to Nigeria and Guinea need not be suspended.
The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday it had shut a
laboratory in Sierra Leone and withdrawn staff from there after
a health worker there was infected.
(Reporting by Julien Ponthus; writing by Andrew Callus; editing
by Mark John)