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Mauritania – Health Alert

Location:  Mauritania  Event: The Mauritanian Ministry of Health has confirmed five cases of COVID-19 in Mauritania. The Government of Mauritania will implement a restriction on internal travel for private citizens starting tomorrow at 1200 (noon). The embassy recommends that any American citizen who is considering leaving Mauritania travel to Nouakchott before the restrictions go into effect. It will be very difficult to reach Nouakchott, ...
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Health Alert: Mauritania (March 28, 2020)

Location:  Mauritania   Event: The Mauritanian Ministry of Health has confirmed five confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Mauritania. The government of Mauritania has implemented measures to limit the spread of COVID-19. Schools and universities are closed until 06 April 2020. Sporting events, festivals, and all gatherings have been banned. A curfew is in place for Mauritania from 6 PM to 6 AM every day. The U.S. embassy has changed its operating hours to comply ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Nouakchott, Mauritania (27 March 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Nouakchott, Mauritania (27 March 2020) Location:  Mauritania  Event: The Mauritanian Ministry of Health has confirmed three confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Mauritania. The government of Mauritania has implemented measures to limit the spread of COVID-19.  Schools and universities are closed until 06 April 2020. Sporting events, festivals, and all gatherings have been banned. A curfew is in place for Mauritania from 6 PM to 6 AM every day. The U.S. embassy has ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Nouakchott, Mauritania

Location:  Mauritania Event: The Mauritanian Ministry of Health has confirmed three confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Mauritania. The government of Mauritania has implemented measures to limit the spread of COVID-19.  Schools and universities are closed until 06 April 2020. Sporting events, festivals, and all gatherings have been banned. A curfew is in place for Mauritania from 6 PM to 6 AM every day. The U.S. embassy has changed its operating ...
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Telephonic Press Briefing with Dr. Sarah Bennett, Head of the International Task Force for COVID-19, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

SARAH BENNETT, COMMANDER, UNITED STATES PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE, AND HEAD OF THE INTERNATIONAL TASK FORCE FOR COVID-19, CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION MARCH 26, 2020 Moderator: Good morning, everyone, from the U.S. Department of State’s Office of International Media Engagement. I would like to welcome our participants dialing in from across the globe. Today, ...
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