Via Le Figaro.fr: Ebola: Enhanced controls Mauritania. The Google translation:
Mauritania has strengthened the health control along its southern border, adjacent to the Senegal and Mali, as a preventive measure against the Ebola epidemic raging in four other West African countries.
"Health checks at the border with Mali and Senegal are highlighted, and the passage of night are very limited for routine screening for the disease (Ebola) on travelers," he told AFP that source, responsible to the Ministry of Health, together late Saturday night .
"No suspected cases have been detected at this time in Mauritania, which, like all other countries, taking precautions to prevent entry of the disease into the country," she said.
Several private media have condition Saturday in a decision taken yesterday, to close at night the border with Mali, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00. This has not been confirmed.
The current Ebola outbreak was declared at the beginning of the year in Guinea before spreading in Liberia and Sierra Leone and, since July, Nigeria. She made more than 960 deaths over nearly 1,800 confirmed, probable and suspect.
It is strange and disturbing to see the barriers going up between poor countries that economically depend on one another. Ebola is hurting far more people than it will ever infect.