Via the Mali Ministry of Health and Public Hygiene: COMMUNIQUE ON THE SITUATION OF THE EPIDEMIC haemorrhagic fever Ebola. The Google translation:
The Government of Mali informs the public that to date Tuesday, April 8, 2014, Mali says no confirmed cases of Ebola virus. Evidenced by the results of the samples analyzed by the CDC laboratory in Atlanta reached yesterday at the Department of Health and Public Hygiene. Based on these results, two of the three suspects were found not carrying Ebola virus. The analysis results of the third suspect case are under investigation.
To date, all persons placed under observation are better off and those with negative results are confirmed will be released very soon.
The Government points to the view that the measures remain vigilant nonetheless reinforced the field to prevent the introduction and spread of epidemic hemorrhagic fever Ebola Malian territory.
The government reassures the national opinion that it will be kept informed of developments.
The Government points to avoid unnecessary travel to epidemic areas. It also launches a call for health personnel to respect and to ensure strict enforcement of Hygiene and individual protection measures necessary for the prevention of disease.
I respect the Malian health-communication strategy. They're blunt and concise. They don't spin the story or quote the Minister of Health, Ousmane Kone. And they update their reports with admirable speed.