Via Guinéenews.org: Fight against Ebola: Guinea intends sanitary controls at its borders as of August 11. Excerpt from a Google translation:
Before the spread of Ebola in the triangle Guinea-Liberia-Sierra Leone, the Guinean authorities announced Thursday will introduce from August 11, a new system of health checks along its borders.
So to deal with the outbreak of the epidemic in the sub-region, Dr. Sakoba Keita announced that Guinea is in the process of setting up input at its border points. There were 27 in which there flows 90 percent of Guineans abroad, he has said, adding that sanitary control system will be installed in the image of the airport.
'We will take all appropriate steps to ensure that control power with the support of security services to enable us to sort out', he has said.
These new proposed measures, said Dr. Sakoba Keita, are in no xenophobic or discriminatory. These are measures of a preventive order to respond effectively against the epidemic.
"There is no question of rejecting our parents who reside abroad. But those who are sick, we can deal with them directly, making their withdrawals and go immediately into treatment centers so that they are unable to infect their families who must receive our territory. Currently, we are truly informed by the various departments and even by some parents of suspected cases', he has said.