August 25, 2014 21:52
Sanitary control tightened in Russia over Ebola concerns
MOSCOW. Aug 25 (Interfax) - Russia's health and consumer rights oversight service Rospotrebnadzor is monitoring African students arriving in Russia for studies, in order to prevent the arrival of the Ebola fever.
"Rospotrebnadzor continues efforts to prevent the spreading of the Ebola fever. African students arriving in Russia for studies are examined. Sanitary and quarantine control has been tightened for people entering Russia," it said.
Rospotrebnadzor said, citing the World Health Organization, that 2,615 people have been infected with Ebola and 1,427 of them have died.
As many as 607 Ebola infections have been reported in Guinea, with 406 of the cases fatal; 1,082 in Liberia with 624 fatal outcomes, 910 in Sierra Leone with 392 deaths, and 16 in Nigeria with five fatalities. According to the Health Ministry of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, an area has been identified, where groups of people caught the hemorrhagic fever. Thirteen deaths have been reported, with two linked to Ebola," Rospotrebnadzor said.
Rospotrebnadzor also said that it has sent experts to Conakry in the Republic of Guinea to perform diagnosing procedures and to take part in anti-epidemic measures in cooperation with the Guinean Health Ministry and the World Health Organization.
The Ebola fever is a severe condition which ends up in deaths in up to 90% of the cases. The infection is transmitted through blood, fluids and tissues.
(Our editorial staff can be reached at email@example.com)
February 14, 2016
Kyiv holding consultations on issue of Russian trucks with EU
Medvedev: investigating Nemtsov's murder an issue of reputation for Russian justice system and state (Part 2)
Medvedev: there will be no judicial consequences for UK over 'Litvinenko case' report
Medvedev: investigating Nemtsov's murder an issue of reputation for Russian justice system and state
Medvedev: Kerry should not have spoken about possible ground operation in Syria
MEDVEDEV: RUSSIA NOT TO RESPOND TO RETIRED UK JUDGE'S PERSONAL JUDGMENT ON 'LITVINENKO CASE', REGRETTABLE THAT UK AUTHORITIES COMMENT ON UNOFFICIAL REPORTS
Medvedev hopes for intensification of intl cooperation on Syria
MEDVEDEV: NO JUDICIAL CONSEQUENCES FOR UK OVER 'LITVINENKO CASE' REPORT, WE WILL NEVER SUE ANY COUNTRY OVER SOME FOOLISH FABRICATIONS OR FUNNY FILMS
Medvedev on timeframe for operation in Aleppo: decisions on ending combat operations should depend on how fast sides in conflict lay down arms (Part 2)
Medvedev on timeframe for operation in Aleppo: decisions on ending combat operations should depend on how fast sides in conflict lay down arms
COMPLETING NEMTSOV MURDER INQUIRY IS ISSUE OF REPUTATION FOR RUSSIAN JUSTICE SYSTEM AND STATE - MEDVEDEV
Al-Assad should remain in office until Syria's future political order agreed upon - Medvedev
MEDVEDEV ON OPPOSITION REPRESENTATIVES' COMPLAINTS ABOUT ABSENCE OF ACCESS TO MEDIA: PART OF OUR OPPOSITION THE POLITICAL FRINGE, LET THEM SHOW THEY ARE INTERESTING AT LEAST TO SOMEBODY