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College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States, as administrators try to insulate campuses from the worst Ebola outbreak in history. With the virus continuing to kill in Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Nigeria, the expected arrival of thousands of students from those countries has U.S. authorities on alert–but cautioning against alarm. Fatima Nor, an 18-year-old freshman at the University at Buffalo, where about 25 students from Nigeria are enrolled for fall, said “I can see why there would be concern; there’s no vaccine for it.”



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