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10/17/2014: Marine Safety Information Bulletin published with Ebola update

The Coast Guard published MSIB 17-14 to provide an update to the maritime industry with respect to assessing Ebola risks and the responsibility of vessel and facility agents, owners, masters, operators, Area Maritime Security Committee members and persons to immediately report potential communicable disease hazards to the United States Coast Guard and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The MSIB provides specific details on reporting requirements and other pertinent information. View the MSIB for further details.

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