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    EXCLUDING THE STUDENT OF GUINEA, 65 CASES FOLLOWED 2 TIMES A DAY FOR 21 DAYS

    AWA MARY COLL SECK SPEAK THE NEWS OF THE SENEGAL Ebola

    Soukeyna DIOP | Published 09/06/2014

    The Ministry of Health multiplies awareness and communication deal with the epidemic of Ebola virus. Senegal, which has already recorded its first confirmed case has to work extra hard to prevent the spread of the disease. An information meeting was held yesterday at the National Assembly for an upgrade of the elected members of the Health and Social Affairs Committee on this disease. The main concern of parliamentarians was the porosity of the Senegalese border with Guinea, whose closure does not prevent the entry of persons by bypass.
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    65 CASES FOLLOWED 2 TIMES A DAY 21 DAYS

    The Minister of Health reminded parliamentarians that Senegal has closed its borders since the outbreak was declared out of control. Related to the imported case from Guinea, currently monitored at Fann Hospital, Awa Coll Seck marie says that 34 people who lived in the same house are currently under observation, as well as health personnel with whom he came in contact at the health unit 9 at Parcelles assainies . In total, 65 contact cases are monitored twice daily over a period of 21 days.

    For increased vigilance, a crisis committee has been established and meets every day to make the point. Members who have expressed their support for the response have also expressed their concerns about this epidemic and particularly expressed anxiety about the porosity of our borders. According to them, there are people crossing every day our land borders with Guinea despite their closure. They claim that there even are people who cross the border with bikes "Jakarta". Deputies expressed as a wish to call a special session to allow the Ministers of Interior and Armed Forces to explain the mechanism put in place to secure our borders. Awa Marie Coll Seck who insists on an inclusive approach in the response, explained the modes of transmission of the virus as well as to observe hygiene measures to prevent the spread of Ebola virus in our country.

    http://www.seneplus.com/article/part-l%E2%80%99etudiant-guineen-65-cas-suivis-2-fois-par-jour-sur-21-jours
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