Vous-êtes ici: AccueilInfos2014 08 16Article 309199

General News of Saturday, 16 August 2014

Source: camer

Cameroon halts trade with Ebola endemic countries

The statement jointly signed by Minister of public health André Mama Fouda, and the Minister of transport, Marquez Oumarou was published after the press conference August 14, 2014, publish.

To prevent the spread of Ebola, Cameroon prohibits the exchange of goods and people with the countries affected by the Ebola virus including all modes of transport are concerned: land, sea and air. Transport companies are advised that any offender shall be liable to penalties.

Departures to these countries have been suspended, and there are even less arrivals from those countries. Even travels in transit are prohibited. These measures are temporary, said Minister of public health André Mama Fouda. He said that they are intended to combat Ebola threat outside the Cameroonian borders.

The disease currently in Nigeria, a great neighbour with which Cameroon shares the longest boundary. At the end of last week, there were rumors in Cameroon announcing the presence of an Ebola patient at the Douala Laquintinie hospital, in the economic capital.

The authorities formally denied, explaining that the Asian national, who is finally dead, was suffering from hepatitis

Vous êtes témoin d'un fait, vous avez une information, un scoop ou un sujet d'actualité à diffuser? Envoyez-nous vos infos, photos ou vidéos sur WhatsApp +237 650 531 887 ou par email ! Les meilleurs seront sélectionnés et vérifiés par la rédaction puis publiés sur le site.

Rejoignez notre newsletter