Via Standard Digital News: Health Ministry tightens surveillance to prevent Ebola spread. Excerpt:
Persons traveling from Guinea will undergo special check at all ports of entry as the government increases surveillance on Ebola disease following outbreak in the West African country.
The ministry revealed that it has also re-activated a national task force which is advising the government on the necessary steps to be taken in regards to the outbreak of the disease in parts of West Africa.
"We have been notified of the outbreak of Ebola Haemorrhagic fever in Guinea by the World Health Organisation, already 86 suspected cases including 60 deaths have been reported," said Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Health James Macharia.
"Several measures have been instituted to ensure that any case coming to Kenya is detected and dealt with to avoid further spread, we have issued alert to all ports of entry to screen all people who have visited Guinea in the past 3 weeks," he said.