Via ReliefWeb, an AFP report: Airport Conakry to outposts to prevent the spread of Ebola. Excerpt from a Google translation:
The health mobilization has strengthened Saturday Conakry to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus out of Guinea with the deployment of medical teams at the airport while the authorities called for calm after the leading NGO in the south by worried families.
The World Health Organization (WHO) and the NGO Médecins d'Afrique deployed a medical team at the airport in Conakry "control" s passengers and "ensure" that they are not carriers of the virus Ebola leaving the country, AFP noted.
The team deployed since Thursday, taking turns in groups of four 24 hours 24. It must be joined by a French medical reinforcement.
Questioned by AFP, Patrice Loua, member of the African NGO, explained that the team's mission was to "screen all passengers who want to leave the country (...) we subject them to a series of questionnaires, a "specific medical examination on possible symptoms.
"If we identify a suspected case, we use one of the two major hospitals in Conakry" for additional medical examinations, he has said.
According to him, "if it is established that the suspect shows signs he is immediately caught and subjected to a treatment to prevent the spread of the epidemic beyond our borders."
Team of the Pasteur Institute
This device must be supported by French doctors especially in the next 24 hours.
The French Minister of Social Affairs, also in charge of health, Marisol Touraine, said Saturday that the French medical teams will be deployed at the airport in Conakry "to minimize" the risk of arrival on French soil Ebola virus appeared in January in West Africa.