Via the Ministry of Health and Public Hygiene: COMMUNIQUE ON THE CONCEPT OF SUSPECTED CASE. The Google translation:
In terms of epidemic, diligent response to the suspicion appears as an efficient preventive measures.
According to the World Health Organization, can be suspected hemorrhagic fever before the onset of severe symptoms suggestive or no improvement after treatment of common diseases (malaria, typhoid fever, dysentery). In general, several suspected cases occur at the same time as an epidemic.
Thus the notion of suspect came into play.
Suspected cases that health services have placed in isolation for a little more than a week have been according to the findings of fever, headache, vomiting, dysentery ... But the results of samples taken by the Action Committee Quick Ministry of Health and Public Hygiene, and analyzed by the reference laboratory CDC in Atlanta on Monday, 8, said two of the three suspects as "not carrying the Ebola virus."
These are the first two suspects whose samples were analyzed at the CDC in Atlanta and the third is being analyzed.
The suspect does not necessarily mean wanting haemorrhagic fever Ebola virus disease, the government invites every citizen to avoid practices that contribute to create confusion, panic in the population. Similarly, it is requested each and every Malian Malian avoid discriminatory acts against persons suspected or socio-sanitary staff their support.
The Government states that the cooperation of the population in preventive action is necessary to prevent the introduction of the Ebola virus in our country.