Via ReliefWeb, an AFP report: Ebola: the French medical teams at the airport in Conakry. Excerpt from a Google translation:
French medical teams have been deployed at the airport in Conakry "to minimize" the risk of arrival on French soil Ebola virus appeared in West Africa, said Saturday the French Minister of Social Affairs Marisol Touraine.
"Teams of the Pasteur Institute, doctors of non-governmental organizations that are there to monitor how boardings take place, they are considered the most effective procedures against the risk of a virus," said the Minister during a visit to the emergency Roissy-Charles de Gaulle Paris airport medical center.
"The best way to fight against this virus is to prevent its spread," said she insisted, however, in asserting that there was "no patient with Ebola on French territory today".
"There precautionary procedures that are taking place and I want to ensure vigilance and mobilization of health authorities and at the same time reassuring: we should not be concerned beyond the necessary precaution that is necessary," she said.
Several countries in West Africa have mobilized against an epidemic of haemorrhagic fever Ebola partly that 86 dead in Guinea after the announcement Thursday of the first suspected cases in Mali, after Liberia and Sierra Leone.