Columbia University is closely monitoring the current outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Currently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has not issued any travel warnings to this area. This guidance will be updated as the situation changes.
Columbia Health is closely monitoring the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) information on the Ebola virus outbreak in several West African countries.
The University is closely monitoring information and recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, as well as other reliable sources, regarding the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa. The Columbia community shares in the grief of this tragedy.
Columbia-sponsored travel to Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone is no longer subject to special restrictions that were put in place last year because of the Ebola outbreak.
The University continues to monitor the Ebola virus outbreak closely and remains deeply concerned for those directly affected in Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and, most recently, Mali.
Columbia Travel to Nepal is no longer subject to special restrictions that were put in place last year because of the April 2015 earthquake. Thank you to those members of the Columbia community who supported relief efforts both here and abroad.
Columbia University continues to monitor Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene advisories regarding Zika virus. These travel advisories are for much of the Caribbean, Mexico, Central America, and South America, and some areas of Southeast Asia. (See map at http://www.cdc.gov/zika/geo/.)