Ebola: the US government changes its advice on trips in Guinea.
The principal US government agency for the protection of public health and public safety (CDC) no longer recommends that Americans avoid travel to residents 'non essential' on Guinea that is in the countdown to the end of the epidemic Ebola.
The CDC informs the American public that there
were no cases of hemorrhagic fever Ebola virus in Guinea in recent weeks, and that the risk of infection is extremely low. Indeed the last known patient was released from the hospital this morning in Conakry. The whole world awaits the moment of the official declaration of the end of Ebola in Guinea after 3351 confirmed cases having to Search result 2083 deaths since 2014, according to WHO.
However CDC advises American travelers on Guinea to avoid contact with blood or body fluids. "Travelers should also be aware that obtaining medical care in Guinea to be difficult because the health infrastructure was severely affected by the Ebola outbreak," informs CDC. The US agency also advises postponing certain categories of travelers such as the elderly or people with weakened immune systems.
This Saturday, Guinea is updated J-11 of the declaration of the end of the Ebola epidemic. Pending the 42th day, health officials advocate caution. "Stay vigilant, we are not very sure that there are no hidden or Forécariah cases in Conakry," advised Dr Sakoba Keita, national coordinator of the fight against Ebola.