010616 – World Status Report

Avoid Nonessential Travel

U.S. Department of State

  • Republic of South Sudan Travel Warning. The U.S. Department of State warns U.S. citizens against travel to the Republic of South Sudan.
  • Cameroon Travel Warning. The Department of State warns U.S. citizens of the high risk of traveling to Cameroon, and urges U.S. citizens to avoid all travel to the North and Far North Regions of the country because of the general threat of violent crime, terrorism, and the targeting of westerners for murder and kidnappings, particularly by the extremist terrorist group Boko Haram.

Take Enhanced Precautions


  • Ebola advisory. Although there is believed to be no risk of Ebola to travelers, travelers to Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia should, as usual, avoid contact with sick people, dead bodies, or blood and body fluids.

U.S. Department of State

  • Tunisia Travel Alert. The U.S. Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the risks of travel to Tunisia and recommends that U.S. citizens in Tunisia maintain a high level of vigilance in light of recent terrorist attacks on sites frequented by tourists as well as security forces in central Tunis.

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

Ebola News


The risk information in this report is retrieved from U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the World Health Organization, and other professional sources as listed in the post. It provides general guidance for UT Dallas travelers. Please note the revision date (mmddyy) of this report, printed on the title of the post, and go to the direct sources listed for the most up-to-date information.  The information in this report may change without prior notice.