6 Tuskegee Students Finally Home from Liberia

TUSKEGEE, Ala. (AP) -- Six Tuskegee University students are home after being stranded in Liberia for weeks because of the Ebola outbreak.

The school issued a statement Tuesday night saying the students arrived at the Atlanta airport. They are all healthy with no quarantine restrictions.

Most of the students went home with relatives since they missed the start of the fall semester. They're excused from classes for now.

The school says the students will be monitored for three weeks when they return to campus to make sure they're not showing signs of illness.

The six students went to Africa as part of a summer program to study abroad. Their return to the United States was delayed because of travel restrictions linked to the outbreak of the deadly disease in West Africa.


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