On June 8, 2023, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared an end to a nearly four-month epidemic of Marburg Virus Disease in Equatorial Guinea
Based on this information, the U.S. Embassy is lifting the temporary policy under which official travel to the mainland region – including Bata – by Embassy employees was only permitted for mission-critical needs.
According to the WHO update, the outbreak declared on February 13, was the first of its kind in Equatorial Guinea.
The U.S. Embassy in Malabo will continue to provide updated information on Health and travel related guidelines here.
For Assistance and Information:
U.S. Embassy Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
+(240) 333-095-741 or +(240) 555-516-008 (after hours)
State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
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