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  • Blogger says that WHO warned Kenya port authorities that suspected Ebola victim is headed there on a plane from Ghana claiming to be a CNN journalist - CNN says man has tested negative twice

    EBOLA: Suspected victim on Kenya airways flight from Ghana – WHO warns
    By Ezekiel Attah on September 6, 2014

    Read more at: http://www.today.ng/news/ebola-suspected-victim-on-kenya-airways-flight-from-ghana-who-warns/
    “‘i love myself.’ the quietest. simplest. most powerful. revolution ever.” ---- nayyirah waheed

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    Re: Blogger says that WHO warned Kenya port authorities that suspected Ebola victim is headed there on a plane from Ghana claiming to be a CNN journalist

    FluTrackers.com @FluTrackers · 16s
    @WHO @setiogi Can you confirm this please: http://www.today.ng/news/ebola-suspe...ana-who-warns/ … Thx.
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    And the pure light within you
    Guide your way on."

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    “In a gentle way, you can shake the world.”
    Mohandas Gandhi

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    • #3
      Re: Blogger says that WHO warned Kenya port authorities that suspected Ebola victim is headed there on a plane from Ghana claiming to be a CNN journalist

      Here is his post on this. He has a flight number, name and other details.

      https://www.facebook.com/robertalai/...52741180156663
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      • #4
        Re: Blogger says that WHO warned Kenya port authorities that suspected Ebola victim is headed there on a plane from Ghana claiming to be a CNN journalist

        Thanks Emily.
        "May the long time sun
        Shine upon you,
        All love surround you,
        And the pure light within you
        Guide your way on."

        "Where your talents and the needs of the world cross, lies your calling."
        Aristotle

        “In a gentle way, you can shake the world.”
        Mohandas Gandhi

        Be the light that is within.

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        • #5
          Re: Blogger says that WHO warned Kenya port authorities that suspected Ebola victim is headed there on a plane from Ghana claiming to be a CNN journalist


          By Robert Alai via Facebook
          The port health services JKIA has been notified by WHO of an Ebola suspect who flew in one hour ago on board flight KQ503. The passenger had been isolated in ACCRA GHANA and was suppose to be subjected to series of confirmatory test which he has not undergone as required.
          The passenger who is a sierra leone passport holder Annold Abisodun Crispin Temple of Passport No E0024993. He claims to be a CNN reporter based in Nairobi. He said that he was arriving back after covering EBOLA case in Sierra Leone.
          Kenya Airways was supposed to park the aircraft in remote parking to facilitate port health personnel to carry out prompt action. KQ bosses are refusing to heed this.
          Source at KAA.
          link: https://www.kenya-today.com/news/rob...bola-passenger

          Robert Alai is a notable blogger in Kenya (link). He cites his information from a source at the Kenya Airport Authority (KAA). He would have posted the FB note at about 10:30 am Saturday September 6, 2014 (local Kenya time). Flight KQ503 is a daily scheduled flight with a departure from Accra, Ghana (ACC) at 9:05 pm local time with arrival in Nairobi (NBO) at JKIA about 5 ½ hours later at 5:40 am. According to the above media report this traveler had already arrived in Nairobi on Saturday morning when Alai posted his note. Assuming the information is correct, we should be hearing more about this how this suspected case is handled by the Kenya government.
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          • #6
            Re: Blogger says that WHO warned Kenya port authorities that suspected Ebola victim is headed there on a plane from Ghana claiming to be a CNN journalist

            He got the story mostly right, but missed the negative test results and also confused Liberia for Sierra Leone:

            http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/ebola-crisi...-ghana-1464296

            However, CNN denied the report, stating: "A CNN team travelled from Nairobi to Liberia to cover the Ebola outbreak.

            "The cameraman developed a fever after leaving Liberia and as a precaution was tested by the WHO in Ghana. These tests came back negative and he was cleared by the WHO to travel back to Kenya.

            "According to WHO protocol, a second test is recommended 72 hours after the first test. The cameraman followed the WHO protocol exactly, and upon arrival in Nairobi a second test was conducted.

            "This second test also confirmed negative and the cameraman has now been completely cleared beyond any doubt."

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            • #7
              Re: Blogger says that WHO warned Kenya port authorities that suspected Ebola victim is headed there on a plane from Ghana claiming to be a CNN journalist - CNN says man has tested negative twice

              I remember CNN news crews going into the West Point quarantine zone without any protection. People were crowding them. It wouldn't surprise me if one of them was exposed.
              "I know God will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish that He didn't trust me so much." - Mother Teresa of Calcutta

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              • #8
                Re: Blogger says that WHO warned Kenya port authorities that suspected Ebola victim is headed there on a plane from Ghana claiming to be a CNN journalist - CNN says man has tested negative twice

                Sunfish who stated this in the post where he provided a link to the following video. "Here is another video detailing the inside of West Point after the quarantine. Alarmingly, these reporters are not in any kind of protective gear! Someone should tell CNN to suit up their reporters and hopefully they wont fly anywhere!"

                http://www.cnn.com/2014/08/26/world/...eak/index.html
                "I know God will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish that He didn't trust me so much." - Mother Teresa of Calcutta

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                • #9
                  Re: Blogger says that WHO warned Kenya port authorities that suspected Ebola victim is headed there on a plane from Ghana claiming to be a CNN journalist - CNN says man has tested negative twice

                  Originally posted by alert View Post
                  He got the story mostly right, but missed the negative test results and also confused Liberia for Sierra Leone:

                  http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/ebola-crisi...-ghana-1464296

                  However, CNN denied the report, stating: "A CNN team travelled from Nairobi to Liberia to cover the Ebola outbreak.

                  "The cameraman developed a fever after leaving Liberia and as a precaution was tested by the WHO in Ghana. These tests came back negative and he was cleared by the WHO to travel back to Kenya.

                  "According to WHO protocol, a second test is recommended 72 hours after the first test. The cameraman followed the WHO protocol exactly, and upon arrival in Nairobi a second test was conducted.

                  "This second test also confirmed negative and the cameraman has now been completely cleared beyond any doubt."

                  Interesting, Alert. I saw that Ibtimes article yesterday, but at the time it agreed with the Today NG article and didn't include the reportedly CNN sourced denials.

                  Archive of article as posted when I saw it yesterday:

                  http://web.archive.org/web/201409062...-ghana-1464296
                  World Health Organisation informs Kenyan port health that Kenya Airways passenger may be infected with Ebola

                  Fiona Keating
                  By Fiona Keating
                  September 6, 2014 12:42 BST
                  The Kenyan port health services have been notified by the World Health Organisation (Who) that a passenger of a Kenya Airways flight may be infected with Ebola.

                  The passenger was isolated in Accra, Ghana's capital city. It's alleged by Robert Alai, a prominent Kenyan blogger, that the passenger was supposed to have been subjected to a series of test which he has not undergone.

                  According to the report, the passenger claims to be a CNN journalist based in Nairobi. He said that he was arriving back in Kenya after covering the Ebola crisis in Sierra Leone.

                  On 19 August, the Kenyan government temporarily suspended passengers from Ebola-affected countries including Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia, from entering the country.

                  Kenya's health cabinet secretary James Macharia said: "This step is in line with the recognition of the extraordinary measures urgently required to contain the Ebola in West Africa.
                  Same link - so the article was updated, I think.

                  ETA: That archive link is now going to a September 7 version of the Ibtimes story, the original version is not available there anymore.
                  Last edited by Emily; September 8th, 2014, 12:59 AM. Reason: Added ETA
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                  • #10
                    Re: Blogger says that WHO warned Kenya port authorities that suspected Ebola victim is headed there on a plane from Ghana claiming to be a CNN journalist - CNN says man has tested negative twice

                    http://www.the-star.co.ke/news/artic...tive-ebola-knh
                    Journalist found negative for Ebola at KNH
                    Monday, September 8, 2014 - 00:00 -- BY HENRY KIBIRA
                    Kenyatta National Hospital KNH

                    The Kenyatta National Hospital quarantined a Sierra Leone citizen for Saturday and Sunday after he showed symptoms similar to those of Ebola.
                    - See more at: http://www.the-star.co.ke/news/artic....y0my0gLf.dpuf
                    “‘i love myself.’ the quietest. simplest. most powerful. revolution ever.” ---- nayyirah waheed

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