Via Radio Gameli in Lome: Ebola / False alarm: "No suspected cases of Ebola patient is reported in the national territory" (Official). Excerpt from the Google translation:
"To date, no suspected cases of Ebola patient is reported in the country," said Friday the Togolese authorities, following the crazy rumors of a suspected case in Lome. SMS messages are also released early Friday on mobile phones - by individuals - announcing another suspect case Anié, located some 200 km north of Lome.
This has led Friday mid-morning, a general psychosis in the population. According to the Ministry of Health, in a statement made public, "no suspected cases of Ebola patient is reported in the country."
"The rumors must under no circumstances do we lower our guard," the ministry reminds the public that all measures are taken to "identify and isolate any suspected case wherever it would signal". He invites everyone to freely go about their business in accordance with certain basic rules:
(i) Increase vigilance and care for his health and that of others by monitoring the appearance of certain signs (strong brutal fever with or without d Other signs include: bloody diarrhea, vomiting blood, black stools, nosebleeds, bleeding from the skin, bleeding gums, blood in the urine, bleeding in any other part of the body),
(ii) Avoid handling and consumption of live or dead following wildlife (bats, monkeys, chimpanzees, gorillas, agoutis, rats, mice, porcupines, deer, hares) and
(iii) Wash hands regularly with soap or ash.